One of a class of enzymes (EC Class 3) catalysing hydrolysis of a variety of bonds, such as esters, glycosides, peptides.

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  • hydrolase — [ idrɔlaz ] n. f. • 1899; de hydrol(yse) et ase ♦ Biochim. Enzyme qui catalyse une hydrolyse (ex. pepsine). ● hydrolase nom féminin Enzyme intervenant dans les réactions chimiques de l hydrolyse. hydrolase [idʀɔlaz] n. f. ÉTYM. 1899; …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • hydrolase — Hydrolytic Hy dro*lyt ic, a. [Hydro , 1 + Gr. ? to loose.] 1. (Chem.) Tending to remove or separate water; eliminating water. [archaic] [1913 Webster] 2. (Chem.) of, pertaining to, or accompanied by {hydrolysis}. [PJC] Hydrolytic agents, such as… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • hydrolase — hidrolazė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fermentas, katalizuojantis hidrolizės reakciją. atitikmenys: angl. hydrolase rus. гидролаза …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • hydrolase — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin hydrolysis + International Scientific Vocabulary ase Date: 1910 a hydrolytic enzyme …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hydrolase — /huy dreuh lays , layz /, n. Biochem. an enzyme that catalyzes hydrolysis. Also called hydrolyst /huy dreuh list/. [1920 25; HYDR 1 + OL1+ ASE] * * * ▪ class of enzymes       any one of a class of more than 200 enzymes that catalyze the… …   Universalium

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