hydrolase


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hydrolase

[′hī·drə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
Any of a class of enzymes which catalyze the hydrolysis of proteins, nucleic acids, starch, fats, phosphate esters, and other macromolecular substances.
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Distinctive molecular and biochemical characteristics of a glycoside hydrolase family 20 [beta]-N-acetylglucosaminidase and salt tolerance.
Endogenous neurotoxic dopamine derivative covalently binds to Parkinson's disease-associated ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase L1 and alters its structure and function J.
Inhibition mechanism of carbapenem antibiotics on acylpeptide hydrolase, a key enzyme in the interaction with valproic acid.
From this, 21 unique glycosyl hydrolase (GH) genes were anticipated by bioinformatics analysis, indicating similarities to their nearest neighbors from 3 9% to 72%.
Genetic analysis of two bile salt hydrolase activities in Lactobacillus acidophilus NCFM.
The first hypothesis speculates that since endocannabinoids are degraded by fatty acid amid hydrolase while THC is mainly metabolized by cytochrome [P.
The enzyme chlorpyrifos hydrolase shown to be active against malathion, profenofos and ethyl parathion but it has no activity against the methyl parathion.
That delete function, supplied by parts of the enzymes known as glycoside hydrolase domains, normally helps correct mistakes or prevents buildup of the sugar chains inside bacterial cells, Howell says.
Global Markets Direct's, 'Fatty Acid Amide Hydrolase (FAAH or Anandamide Amidohydrolase or EC 3.
The median predicted bile salt hydrolase (BSH) gene abundance in rCDI was 20% of the median value in controls (P = .
In Prunus, enzymes associated with this activity include amygdalin hydrolase, prunasin hydrolase, and mandelonitrile lyase (Swain et al.