cell wall skeletonmedical dictionary

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A mucoprotein found in the cell wall of various types of bacteria. It has adjuvant and antitumour activities and has been used to augment the production of lymphokine-activated killer (lak) cells.

Pharmacological action: adjuvants, immunologic.

(12 Dec 1998)

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