autolytic enzyme


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au·to·lyt·ic en·zyme

an enzyme capable of causing lysis of the cell forming it.
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au·to·lyt·ic en·zyme

(aw'tō-lit'ik en'zīm)
An enzyme capable of causing lysis of the cell forming it.
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autolytic enzyme

An enzyme that produces autolysis, or cell digestion.
See also: enzyme
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