What's new in lysozyme research? Always a model system, today as yesterday

Mol Cell Biochem. 1984 Sep;63(2):165-89. doi: 10.1007/BF00285225.


The present review is focused on the main achievements realized in the lysozyme research field since the meeting held in 1972 to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the discovery of this enzyme. Despite of extensive structural, physico-chemical, crystallographic, genetic, immunological and evolutionary studies devoted to lysozymes, their biological role is still not exactly known.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Binding Sites
  • Biological Evolution
  • Catalysis
  • Genes
  • Muramidase* / classification
  • Muramidase* / isolation & purification
  • Muramidase* / metabolism
  • Protein Conformation
  • Protein Processing, Post-Translational
  • Temperature


  • Muramidase