acid hydrolase(redirected from Acid hydrolases)
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Any hydrolytic enzyme found in a lysosome that performs optimal catalysis at a pH of about 5.
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acid hydrolasean ENZYME that is capable of catalysing the HYDROLYSIS of compounds at acid pH (generally around pH 5). Enzymes in this group include certain PROTEINASES, PHOSPHATASES, LIPASES and NUCLEASES.
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