endoenzyme


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en·do·en·zyme

 (ĕn′dō-ĕn′zīm′)
n.
An enzyme that acts on or is retained within the cell producing it.

endoenzyme

(ˌɛndəʊˈɛnzaɪm)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes, esp endopeptidases, that act upon inner chemical bonds in a chain of molecules. Compare exoenzyme1
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Most amilolytic microorganisms possess extracellular amylases, usually of the alpha-type, which is an endoenzyme acting randomly in the interior parts of the starch chain.
farreri induces a dramatic increase in PAH at 6 h postinfection, and PO is the earliest responding endoenzyme to AVNV among the 7 determined enzymes (Xing et al.
Endoenzymes may play an important role to kill or digest the pathogen in the process of phagocytosis.