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Table 1 Percentage of growth of control cultures at 6 hours, of Gram+ and Gram- bacteria grown in the presence of EW lysozyme, BG lysozyme and BGE.

From: Resistance of rumen bacteria murein to bovine gastric lysozyme

ORIGIN BACTERIUM Egg White Lysozyme150 ug/ml Bovine Gastric Lysozyme150 ug/ml Bovine Gastric Extract10 mg/ml
    pH 5.5 pH 7.0 pH 5.5 pH 7.0 pH 5.5 pH 7.0
ENVIRONMENTAL, INTESTINAL Gram positive M. luteus lysed 1 lysed 1 lysed 1 lysed 1 lysed 1 lysed 1
  Gram negative P. aeruginosa 106 173 142 182 0 90
   E. coli 103 91 86 124 15 44
RUMEN Gram positive L. vitulinus 1 4 81 69 10 8
   L. acidophilus 0 NG 64 NG 168 NG
   S. bovis 101 6 108 114 98 111
  Gram negative S. ruminantium 109 112 130 96 89 87
   P. ruminicola NG 24 NG 113 NG 208
  1. 1= cells lysed by treatment in scattering assay. Italic bold numbers = growth inhibited. NG = no growth of culture at this pH.