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Hydrolytic cleavage

Hydrolytic cleavage --> hydrolysis

(Science: chemistry) The splitting of a compound into fragments by the addition of water, the hydroxyl group being incorporated in one fragment and the hydrogen atom in the other.

Origin: gr. Lysis = dissolution


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The Fiber Disease

... microorganism responsible for synthesizing the enzyme and utilizing the hydrolytic products. For enzymatic hydrolysis of natural celluloses, several ... regimine be initiated by the next paragraph???? Even if hydrolytic cleavage of bonds is moderately rapid, cellulose hydrolysis may be impeded ...

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