Lysozyme: Definition, Function & Structure


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Once a lysozyme cleaves peptidoglycan molecules, the bacteria will undergo _____.

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1. It is harder for lysozyme to kill a _____ bacterial cell.

2. N-acetylglucosamine and N-acetylmuramic acid are located in the _____ layer of the bacterial cell wall.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will review the function and structure of lysozyme. A few questions on this quiz will discuss properties of bacteria.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Prepare yourself to answer questions about:

  • Bodily fluids that contain lysozyme
  • What lysozyme does to bacteria
  • Lysozyme in eggs

Skills Practiced

Your work on this quiz will also help you to develop these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on lysozyme
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding bacteria that are harder for lysozymes to deal with
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about bacterial cell walls

Additional Learning

Continue educating yourself about this subject by reading the lesson associated with this quiz, entitled Lysozyme: Definition, Function & Structure. This lesson is designed to teach you about:

  • Alexander Fleming and his discoveries
  • How lysozyme works
  • The substrate of lysozyme