glycosidase


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glycosidase

 [gli-ko´sĭ-dās]
any of a large group of hydrolytic enzymes acting on glycosyl compounds.

glycosidase

/gly·co·si·dase/ (gli-ko´sĭ-dās) any of a group of hydrolytic enzymes that catalyze the cleavage of hemiacetal bonds of glycosides.
β-glycosidase 
1. a glycosidase specifically cleaving β-linked sugar residues from glycosides.
2. see under complex.

glycosidase

any of a large group of hydrolytic enzymes acting on glycosyl compounds.
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Glycoprotein degradation in the blind loop syndrome: identification of glycosidases in jejunal contents.
Calystegins, a novel class of alkaloid glycosidase inhibitors.
Glycosidase activities in gingival crevicular fluid in subjects with adult periodontitis or gingivitis.
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Distribution of glycosidase activities in marine invertebrates.
The researchers hope that the two bacterial glycosidase enzymes will improve erratic supplies of blood and increase the safety of transfusions.
The Glycosidase activity was measured by performing a filter paper assay, the Endoglucanase activity found by a carboxymethylcellulose assay, and the protein content by a Bradford assay.
In general, glycosidase profiles were similar despite the carbohydrate used for growth, including glucose.
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Under normal physiological conditions, tissues of cyanophoric plants do not contain free cyanide; rather they contain cyanogenic glycosides, which upon hydrolysis by endogenous glycosidase yield free cyanide which could be toxic to the consumer [8, 9].
This acidic pH is within the optimum hydrolysis pH of glycosidase that generally spreads from 4.