Endoenzyme - definition of endoenzyme by The Free Dictionary
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An enzyme that acts on or is retained within the cell producing it.
(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.
may play an important role to kill or digest the pathogen in the process of phagocytosis.