amidohydrolase

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amidohydrolase

[ə¦mē·dō¦nī·drə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes deamination.
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12) Peptidases break down proteins, amidases break amide bonds, and lysozymes break down peptidoglycans found in cell walls of bacteria.
The grant will enable ThermoGen to develop a toolbox of stable amidases to expand their current technology platform, which helps the company's clients synthesize biologically active compounds efficiently, economically and in an environmentally friendly manner.