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- noun biochemistry, in combination The univalent
radicalderived from acetylmuramic acid
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Kajimura J, Fujiwara T, Yamada S, Suzawa Y, Nishida T, et al. (2005) Identification and molecular characterization of an N-acetylmuramyl-L-alanine amidase Sle1 involved in cell separation of Staphylococcus aureus.
- acetylmuramyl-L-alanine amidase, inhibits the dissemination of daughter cells and thus could affect the spread of the bacteria during infection.