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Lysozyme

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Lysozyme is an enzyme with bacteriocidal properties and it is found in a number of organisms.

The bacteriocidal activity associated with lysozyme is because its substrate is the

and the enzyme

.

Based on the chemical reaction that occurs, lysozyme is a

.

In humans, this enzyme is found in tears and saliva among other places and offers some protection against

.