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Hydrolytic

Definition "adjective'' Of, tending to, or pertaining to, hydrolysis (the removal or separation of... Read More

Hydrolytic enzyme

Definition noun, plural: hydrolytic enzymes Any of the enzymes or catalysts that act and behave like a... Read More

Hydrolytic cleavage

Hydrolytic cleavage --> hydrolysis (Science: chemistry) The splitting of a compound into fragments by the addition of... Read More

Endomembrane system

Ever wondered how biomolecules are made within the cell and then they are released outside the cell for use by the body?... Read More

Endocytosis

Endocytosis Definition What is endocytosis in biology? Endocytosis is a cellular process by which a cell internalizes any... Read More

Lysosomal enzyme

Definition noun plural: lysosomal enzymes ly·so·somal en·zyme, ˈlaɪsəˌsoʊm əl ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) Any of... Read More

Lysosome

Lysosome Definition noun plural: lysosomes ly·so·some, ˈlaɪsəˌsoʊm (cell biology) Organelle containing a large... Read More

Phagolysosome

Definition noun plural: phagolysosomes (cell biology) A cytoplasmic body that forms from the fusion of phagosome and... Read More

Phagosome

Definition noun plural: phagosomes phag·o·some, ˈfæg əˌsoʊm (cell biology) A vesicle that forms by pinching off... Read More

Catabolism

Catabolism Definition Catabolism is the branch of the metabolic process that breaks down complex, big molecules into... Read More

Hydrolase

Definition noun, plural: hydrolases An enzyme that speeds up the process of hydrolysis. Supplement In biochemistry, a... Read More

Provacuole

provacuole (Science: plant biology) In plant cells provacuoles are budded directly from the rough endoplasmic reticulum and... Read More

Primary lysosomes

primary lysosomes Lysosome's produced at the golgi apparatus where hydrolytic enzymes are incorporated; they fuse with... Read More

Cell wall

The cell is the structural, functional, and biological unit of all organisms. It is a membrane-bound structure containing... Read More

Chitobiose

Definition noun A dimer comprised of two molecules of glucosamine units joined by β-1,4 bonds, and produced by organisms... Read More

Enzyme

Reviewed by: Todd Smith, PhD Definition noun plural: enzymes en·zyme, ˈɛnzaɪm (biochemistry) A... Read More

Hexosaminidase A

Definition noun A hydrolytic enzyme implicated in the breakdown of ganglioside producing... Read More

Escharase

Escharase (Science: chemical) Non-proteolytic enzyme isolated from pineapple stem which can be used for debridement of burns... Read More

Hydrolysis

Definition noun (chemistry) (1) A chemical reaction in which the interaction of a compound with water results in the... Read More

Cut

Cut in molecular biology, a hydrolytic cleavage of two opposing phosphodiester bonds in a double-stranded nucleic... Read More