exoenzyme

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exoenzyme

[¦ek·sō¦wen‚zīm]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that functions outside the cell in which it was synthesized.
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22), derived by anaerobic fungal exoenzymes from cellobiose, was detected in large amounts in the culture.
Glucose split by anaerobic fungal exoenzymes from cellobiose was also detected at significantly lower concentration in co-cultures than the fungal monoculture.
Our laboratory is studying the properties of exoenzymes produced by some of the halophilic and halotolerant bacteria that exists in an inland salt spring near Jackson, AL.
In addition, some organisms produce a variety of exoenzymes for degrading large extracellular biological molecules for metabolism.