hydrolytic enzymes

hydrolytic enzymes

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • 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 sulphuric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hydrolytic enzyme — 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

  • Hydrolytic ferment — 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

  • enzymes — Ferment Fer ment, n. [L. fermentum ferment (in senses 1 & 2), perh. for fervimentum, fr. fervere to be boiling hot, boil, ferment: cf. F. ferment. Cf. 1st {Barm}, {Fervent}.] 1. That which causes fermentation, as yeast, barm, or fermenting beer.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Enzymes that cause food spoilage — ▪ Table Enzymes that cause food spoilage enzyme food spoilage action ascorbic acid oxidase vegetables destruction of vitamin C lipase cereals discoloration milk hydrolytic rancidity oils hydrolytic rancidity lipoxygenase vegetables destruction of …   Universalium

  • hydrolytic ferment — Hydrolase Hy dro*lase, n. [Hydrolysis + ase.] 1. (Chem.) an enzyme which causes the splitting of a chemical bond with the addition of the elements of water; a hydrolytic enzyme. Formerly called a {hydrolytic ferment}. Note: There are many known… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • List of enzymes — This article is a list of enzymes, sorted by their respective sub categories and EC number.See also: * List of EC numbers * List of EC numbers (EC 1) * List of EC numbers (EC 2) * List of EC numbers (EC 3) * List of EC numbers (EC 4) * List of EC …   Wikipedia

  • acid hydrolases — Hydrolytic enzymes that have a low pH optimum. The name usually refers to the phosphatases, glycosidases, nucleases and lipases found in the lysosome. They are secreted during phagocytosis, but are considered to operate as intracellular digestive …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Lysosome — An organelle (a little organ) within a cell containing enzymes that degrade macromolecules (large molecules) and other materials (such as bacteria) taken up by a cell during the process of endocytosis. In endocytosis, macromolecules and particles …   Medical dictionary

  • Exosome complex — The exosome complex (or PM/Scl complex, often just called the exosome) is a multi protein complex, capable of degrading various types of RNAs. Exosome complexes can be found in both eukaryotic cells and archaea, while in bacteria a simpler… …   Wikipedia

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