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endoenzyme

[¦en·dō¦en‚zīm]
(biochemistry)
An intracellular enzyme, retained and utilized by the secreting cell.
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The acute viral necrobiotic virus (AVNV) infection in C.farreri induces a dramatic increase in PAH at 6 h postinfection, and PO is the earliest responding endoenzyme to AVNV among the 7 determined enzymes (Xing et al.
In the middle of the 20th century, the term "dietary fiber" was first used by Hipsley to refer to plant components that resist being decomposed by endoenzymes secreted by mammalian cells [2].
Endoenzymes may play an important role to kill or digest the pathogen in the process of phagocytosis.