chitinase

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chi·ti·nase

(kī'ti-nās),
An enzyme catalyzing the random hydrolysis of β(1→4) linkages in chitin (ultimately releasing N-acetyl-d-glucosamine); some enzymes of this type display lysozyme activity.

chitinase

an ENZYME catalysing the HYDROLYSIS of CHITIN and generating chitobiose. Chitinases are found in various ANIMALS, plants and MICROORGANISMS.
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