mucinolytic

mu·ci·no·lyt·ic

(myū'si-nō-lit'ik),
Capable of bringing about the hydrolysis of mucin, as by a mucinase.
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mucinolytic

(mū″sĭ-nō-lĭt′ĭk) [″ + Gr. lysis, dissolution]
Capable of hydrolyzing or dissolving mucin.
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We recently evaluated the role of mucins in the natural immune response and the role of the mucinolytic activity of trophozoites of N.
Shibayama, "Mucins in the host defence against Naegleria fowleri and mucinolytic activity as a possible means of evasion," Microbiology, vol.