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Definition noun, plural: pectinases Any enzyme that breaks down pectin, a polysaccharide substrate found in the cell wall of... Read More

Plant Cell Defense

Hydrogen Peroxide Plants release hydrogen peroxide in response to the presence of a fungal invasion, which attacks by... Read More


The breakdown of cells and tissue by enzymes foreign to that organism. An example is the way some pathogens secrete... Read More