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acid hydrolase[‚as·əd ′hī·drə‚lās]
Any of a group lysosomal digestive enzymes that function optimally in an acidic environment and can sever (by hydrolysis) particular chemical bonds found in natural materials.
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Presumably, crystalline or paracrystalline inclusions are composed of proteinaceous material that one would expect to be subject to attack by acid hydrolases
present in the lysosome.
Analyses of rumen and intestinal methanogens and their genomes have revealed some features, for example, sialic acid synthesis and bile acid hydrolases
, which are associated with gut and/or rumen methanogens.