Antibacterial and Enzymic Basic Proteins from Leukocyte Lysosomes: Separation and Identification

Science  22 Nov 1963:
Vol. 142, Issue 3595, pp. 1085-1087
DOI: 10.1126/science.142.3595.1085


A lysosomal fraction from polymorphonuclear leukocytes has been directly analyzed for basic proteins by zone electrophoresis. Evidence for the presence of bactericidal basic proteins in polymorphonuclear leukocyte lysosomes is presented.