Exoenzymes - definition of Exoenzymes by The Free Dictionary
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An enzyme, such as a digestive enzyme, that functions outside the cell from which it originates.
(Biochemistry) any enzyme, esp an exopeptidase, that acts upon terminal chemical bonds in a chain of molecules. Compare endoenzyme
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Recent research suggests that there have been a notable number of microorganisms (especially some bacteria and fungi) which have the capacity to degrade these synthetic polymers in much faster way in comparison to the natural method by using some exoenzymes
under stress conditions.
Sporulation and the production of antibiotics, exoenzymes
The destruction of aggregates may lead to exposure of the inner core of organic substances, facilitating the accessibility of organic substances for microorganisms and exoenzymes
, and oxygen diffusion (Six et al.
Bacteria, particularly members of the genus Bacillus, can secret a wide range of exoenzymes