cellulolytic


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cel·lu·lo·lyt·ic

 (sĕl′yə-lō-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or causing the hydrolysis of cellulose: cellulolytic organisms.

cellulolytic

(ˌsɛljʊləʊˈlɪtɪk)
adj
relating to or causing the hydrolysis of the complex carbohydrate cellulose

cel•lu•lo•lyt•ic

(ˌsɛl yə loʊˈlɪt ɪk)

adj.
(of bacteria or enzymes) capable of hydrolyzing cellulose.
[1940–45]
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Pig microflora contains cellulolytic and hemicellulolytic bacterial species that are also found to be highly active in the rumen.
Cellulose consists of long polymers of [beta]-1,4-linked glucose units that are degraded by cellulolytic enzymes to glucose, including [beta]-glucosidase, which constitutes the final step in the degradation of cellulose, providing simple sugars for the soil microbial community.
Improved hemicellulolytic and cellulolytic activities of the strain, an intrinsic Deinococcus capacity that allows significant reduction in the cost of the hydrolysis step prior to fermentation.
Amylolytic and cellulolytic activities in the crystalline style and the digestive diverticulae of the freshwater bivalve Dreissena polymorpha (Pallas, 1771).
It has been reported that cellulase which produced by cellulolytic bacteria can effectively saccharify different substrates of biomass [17].
reesei produces a family of different cellulolytic enzymes, including endoglucanases, exocellobiohydrolases, and p-glucosidases; a view that is different than the one proposed by Kovacs and his colleagues [16] who proposed that p-glucosidases is practically not secreted by Trichoderma reesei.
Enterococcus faecalis belongs to the class Bacilli, and it is feasible and testable that this symbiont could contribute to seed digestion by producing cellulolytic enzymes.
This may be as a result of the fact that sugarcane products are fibrous and not readily digestible by cellulolytic microorganisms.
1998) in their studies suggested that many ECM fungi possess extracellular oxidative and cellulolytic activities but these are marginal compared with those of litter decomposing fungi as reported by Koide et al.
Cellulolytic microbes can break the cellulose into sugar monomers, which fermenting bacteria can use, giving off smaller organic acids, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen gas, which methanogens or sulfate reducers use for their carbon and energy.
The cellulolytic protozoa in the hindgut also break down cellulose into individual glucose molecules.