The ability of bovine proteasomes to hydrolyze
synthetic peptides was retained in muscle exposed to pressures of up to 200 MPa, being about 72 to 56% of the activities extracted from unpressurized muscle.
The urea bond hydrolyzes
to a carbamic acid and an amine.
Heat and steam hydrolyze
the feathers into a cysteine-rich, high-protein product that is 60% digestible.
5% NaCl and ability to hydrolyze
esculin; pyrrolidony l-aminopeptidase positivity, leucine-aminopeptidase negativity; and production of acid from trehalose, sucrose, maltose, and lactose but not from sorbitol.
Although squid type OPAA will not hydrolyze
VX or Tetriso, these compounds may occupy the active site of the squid enzyme and thus inhibit its hydrolysis of DFP or Soman.
Diagnon Corporation (Rockville, MD; 301-251-2801) announces the filing of a patent application entitled 'High Throughput Assay Method for Enzymes which Metabolically Hydrolyze
Nucleoside Triphosphates and an Assay System Therefor' on September 17, 1999.
It may be possible to partially hydrolyze
alpha-lactalbumin using protease enzymes from Bacillus licheneiformis.
Microbial lactase can hydrolyze
lactose in milk into glucose and galactose.