Results for: Hydrolysis

In Health

What is DNA hydrolysis?

  DNA hydrolysis is the breaking of DNA through the addition of water. It can be done in several fashions; enzymatic (exonucleases)or chemicals (acid).

What is hydrolysis?

Hydrolysis is adding a molecule of water to a bond to break or  reform the bond. Enzymes, of a certain type, can do this.
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Is hydrolysis an acid?

  Hydrolysis is a process of breaking the bonds in a water molecule into their component gases, hydrogen and oxygen. Hydrolysis is not an acid.
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In Biology

What is hydrolysis in biology?

    In Chemistry, hydrolysis is the addition of one or more water molecules to another molecule, usually to create two different compounds. The opposite of hydrolysis (MORE)
In Biology

Hydrolysis is involved in?

Hydrolysis is involved in maltose to glucose digestion. Maltose, a  starch, gets hydrolyzed into a couple remains of glucose in this  carbohydrate digestion.
In Biology

What is Condensation and hydrolysis?

Condensation: Condensation is a chemical process by which 2 molecules are joined together to make a larger, more complex, molecule, with the loss of water.    Hydrolysis: (MORE)
In Science

What is a hydrolysis reation?

This is the addition of water to a substance. The water molecules break bonds in the original substance, therefore forming simpler substances.
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In Science

Why is it called hydrolysis?

Hydrolysis is the breaking of bonds by adding water. The prefix  hydro refers to water. The suffix lysis means breaking.
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In Uncategorized

What is ester hydrolysis?

 Acid-base-catalysed hydrolyses are very common; one example is the  hydrolysis of amides or esters. Their hydrolysis occurs when the nucleophile (a nucleus-seeking agent, (MORE)

What is geological Hydrolysis?

 Water becomes part of the chemical structure.   Resulting mineral is weaker, and easier to physically weather than  starting rock.     Opposed to Hydration which (MORE)