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  • verb Present participle of hydrolyze.


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  • For PLA to biodegrade, you must break up the polymer by adding water to it (a process known as hydrolyzing).

    TreeHugger 2009

  • Galan 2008 discusses this issue and advises caution, because it could be that other ATP hydrolyzing proteins from the cell coupled to the secretion apparatus and cause a partial complementation of protein.

    Flagellum evolution -- how's your German? - The Panda's Thumb 2010

  • Using his own blood sample as a model, Parker was able to reproduce this unusual protein...which when crystallized had all the strength of spider silk, but also dissolved spontaneously after a while due to the hydrolyzing component from his original sample.

    Snark Free Corner for 12/10 | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources 2007

  • However, enzymes in the intestinal flora are capable of hydrolyzing some glucuronide and sulfate conjugates, which can release the less-polar compounds that may then be reabsorbed.

    Excretion of toxicants 2007

  • When cyanogenic substrates are broken down under the action of a hydrolyzing enzyme, hydrogen cyanide (HCN) is formed.

    Chapter 2 1994

  • A. robusta contained the glycoside but not the hydrolyzing enzyme and so was considered to be less dangerous than other species.

    Chapter 4 1994

  • Cyanogenic substrates, usually glycosides, react in the digestive tract of the animal with a hydrolyzing enzyme, often also found in the plant, to produce HCN.

    Chapter 4 1994

  • The presence of starch-hydrolyzing lactic acid bacteria was also observed in market samples.

    17 Using Mixed Starter Cultures for Thai Nham 1992

  • In fact, Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (14) does not describe lactobacilli as a starch-hydrolyzing bacteria.

    17 Using Mixed Starter Cultures for Thai Nham 1992

  • One of the starch-hydrolyzing isolates, coded L137, was noted to be present in almost all stages of the fermentation process.

    17 Using Mixed Starter Cultures for Thai Nham 1992


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