Endohydrolysis | definition of endohydrolysis by Medical dictionary
Hydrolysis of a bond between two residues of a biopolymer in which the residues are not located at either end of the polymer (see, for example, the catalyzing action of endopeptidase).
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They randomly catalyze the endohydrolysis
of 1,4-[beta]-D-xylosidic linkages in xylan .
Nishitani, "The XTH family of enzymes involved in xyloglucan endotransglucosylation and endohydrolysis
: Current perspectives and a new unifying nomenclature," Plant and Cell Physiology, vol.
The enzyme made by 229 aminoacid residue (Table 2) and it functioned as Endohydrolysis
of (1 [right arrow] 4)-[beta]-D-xylosidic linkages in xylans (Torronen et al., 1992) .