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Table 1 Chitinase activitya in rabbit serum.

From: The chitobiose transporter, chbC, is required for chitin utilization in Borrelia burgdorferi

Treatment 4-MUF GlcNAc 4-MUF GlcNAc2 4-MUF GlcNAc3
  Averageb(± SE)c Average(± SE) Average (± SE)
Serum    
   Not Boiled 5.6 (± 3.0) 9,279.7 (± 1,321.6) 17,718.9 (± 6,559.2)
   Boiled 5.3 (± 2.2) 12.8 (± 3.6) 16.3 (± 5.2)
BSK + 7% Serum    
   Not Boiled 9.3 (± 4.7) 2,610.6 (± 895.5) 2,931.1 (± 170.0)
   Boiled 11.0 (± 4.9) 14.3 (± 8.2) 28.2 (± 14.5)
  1. a Chitinase activity was measured as relative fluorescence units
  2. b Average activity of 3 replicate experiments.
  3. c SE, standard error of the mean