acid hydrolase


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acid hydrolase

Any hydrolytic enzyme found in a lysosome that performs optimal catalysis at a pH of about 5.

acid hydrolase

an 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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Presumably, these deposits reflect the presence of acid hydrolases secreted by digestive tissues Control slides with sections cut from the same tissue block and treated only with distilled water before staining with the Schiff reagent remain unstained.
Acid hydrolases in leukocytes and platelets of normal subjects and in patients with Gaucher's and Fabry's disease.
Acid hydrolases and tryptase from secretory granules of dispersed human lung mast cells.