Results for: Hydrolase

In Breads

What is the function of hydrolase?

Hydrolase is an enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of organic molecules into smaller molecules in the presence of water. Example; the hydrolysis of the carbohydrate starch.
In Biology

Where do lysosomal hydrolases come from?

DNA from the nucleus is transcribed into mRNA. mRNA travels to the ribosomal subunit and is translated into amino acids forming a polypeptide chain. The chain travels through (MORE)

Why are digestive enzymes are called hydrolases?

Any enzyme that uses hydrolysis (break a molecule in two, break H2O into OH- and H+, match one ion with one piece of molecule, result in two smaller molecules) is called a hyd (MORE)