Hoyin vs Holin - What's the difference?

hoyin | holin |


As a verb hoyin

is .

As a noun holin is

(biology) any of a diverse group of small proteins produced by dsdna bacteriophages in order to trigger and control the degradation of the host's cell wall at the end of the lytic cycle.

hoyin

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  • holin

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    (en noun)
  • (biology) Any of a diverse group of small proteins produced by dsDNA bacteriophages in order to trigger and control the degradation of the host's cell wall at the end of the lytic cycle.
  • *{{quote-journal, 2001, date=December 7, Jutta M. Loeffler et al., Rapid Killing of Streptococcus pneumoniae with a Bacteriophage Cell Wall Hydrolase, Science citation
  • , passage=All known pneumococcal phages contain a cell wall lytic system consisting of a holin that permeabilizes the cell membrane, and either an N -acetylmuramoyl-L-alanine amidase (amidase) or a lysozyme, capable of digesting the pneumococcal cell wall (8 ). }}