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For PLA to biodegrade, you must break up the polymer by adding water to it (a process known as hydrolyzing).
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.
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.
In fact, Bergey's Manual of Determinative Bacteriology (14) does not describe lactobacilli as a starch-hydrolyzing bacteria.
One of the starch-hydrolyzing isolates, coded L137, was noted to be present in almost all stages of the fermentation process.
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