\lˈɛftə͡ʊz], \lˈɛftəʊz], \l_ˈɛ_f_t_əʊ_z]\
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A basic enzyme that is present in saliva, tears, egg white, and many animal fluids. It functions as an antibacterial agent. The enzyme catalyzes the hydrolysis of 1,4-beta-linkages between N-acetylmuramic acid and N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in peptidoglycan and between N-acetyl-D-glucosamine residues in chitodextrin. EC 188.8.131.52.
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