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sac·char·i·fy

(să-kar'i-fī),
To convert starch or cellulose or other polysaccharides into sugar.
[sacchari- + L. facio, to make]
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will present results of an internal study on Dyadic's proprietary cellulase and hemicellulase mixes with strong saccharifying activity on a number of different lignocellulosic feedstocks, including Douglas fir and cotton.
The liquefaction power and saccharifying power were measured.
Thus, employing enzyme for the process of saccharification was found to be quite efficient over employing bacteria as saccharifying agent.