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au·to·lyt·ic

(aw-tō-lit'ik),
Pertaining to or causing autolysis.

autolytic

adjective Referring to autolysis, see there.

au·to·lyt·ic

(aw'tō-lit'ik)
Pertaining to or causing autolysis.

autolysis

(o-tol′ĭ-sĭs) [ auto- + lysis]
1. The self-dissolution or self-digestion that occurs in tissues or cells by enzymes in the cells themselves, as occurs after death and in some pathological conditions.
2. Hemolysis.
autolytic (ot″ŏ-lit′ik), adjective
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In the autolytic attempt, the desire to die may or may not be present, or may appear only in various degrees, as Shneidman suggests in his concepts of cessation, termination, interruption, and continuation.
Autolytic release and osmotic properties of Protoplasts' from Staphylococcus aureus.
Autolytic enzymes reduced textural quality during early stages of deterioration but did not produce the characteristic Spoilage off-odors and off-flavors.
Examination of the autolytic tissue from the brain showed an extensive fungal meningo-encephalitis (Fig.
Loss of freshness brings about immediate alterations in tissues with regard to chemical and enzyme autolytic processes, including rigor mortis, disintegration of muscle structure, carbohydrate metabolism, as well as nucleotide and enzyme degradation.
Physiological conditions or degree of ante-mortem activity or stress, or both, may have significantly contributed to the rate and extent of post-mortem autolytic changes and consequently to the last post-mortem pH [24].
Acid production, proteolysis, autolytic and inhibitory properties of lactic acid bacteria isolated from pasta filata cheeses: A multivariate screening study.
Only four calves were delivered live (25%) and condition of dead fetuses ranged from fresh to autolytic, with two being emphysematous.
Biomaterials diaphragm and pericardium of buffalo as well as skin of rabbit and rat were immediately placed in a transportation solution which arrest and prevent osmotic, autolytic and proteolytic degradation thus preventing bacterial contamination.
The most common forms of debridement are mechanical, enzymatic or chemical, sharp, autolytic, and surgical.
Hence, the raw material is of excellent quality, allowing them to be kept in chilled water for onboard processing or subsequently in plants on shore, thereby preventing autolytic oxidation processes and discoloration of the shell (black spots).