Folia Microbiologica

, 13:295 | Cite as

The mechanism of pathogenicity ofPseudomonas aeruginosa

VI. The toxicity of proteinases for larvae of the greater wax month,Galleria mellonella L
  • O. Lysenko
  • M. Kučera


Proteinases produced byPseudomonas aeruginosa are toxic for galleria larvae and their LD50 differ from one enzyme to the other. The most toxic enzyme has a specific affinity to some protein fractions of insect haemolymph as shown by disc electrophoresis.


DEAE Cellulose Blood Protein Disc Electrophoresis Agla Insect Body 
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© Institute of Microbiology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic 1968

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Lysenko
    • 1
  • M. Kučera
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Insect Pathology, Institute of EntomologyCzechoslovak Academy of SciencesPrague 6

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