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Abstract

A total of 15 cultures of were examined for aminopeptidase activity using 22 aminoacyl-β-naphthylamide substrates. Activity was demonstrated in each of the cultures. Extracts from serovars of preferentially hydrolysed the same range of substrates. The level of hydrolysis of the preferred substrates for the seven strains of was distinctively higher than that demonstrated for the six strains. Extracts from cultures of and sp. nov. exhibited profiles different to those demonstrated for the other 13 leptospiral cultures examined.

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