Results for: Hydrolysis

What does hydrolysis of a protein produce?

The hydrolytic process breaks down inter-amino acid bonds of the protein, so that first polypeptides, then oligopeptides, and finally the constituent amino acids result. By hy (MORE)
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Why is hydrolysis important to living organisms?

It is the process of breaking down polymers like protein,  Carbohydrate, Lipids, by adding water molecule. It is the opposite  of dehydration synthesis. Hydrolysis is import (MORE)

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 anabolic?

Hydrolysis decomposes carbohydrates, lipids and proteins.  Hydrolosis is not anabolic, it is catabolic. A catabolic reaction  is where the bond between monomers is broken by (MORE)
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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.
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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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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)