cellulase

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cel·lu·lase

 (sĕl′yə-lās′, -lāz′)
n.
Any of several enzymes produced chiefly by fungi, bacteria, and protozoans that catalyze the hydrolysis of cellulose.

cellulase

(ˈsɛljʊˌleɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any enzyme that converts cellulose to the disaccharide cellobiose
[C20: from cellulose + -ase]

cel•lu•lase

(ˈsɛl yəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz)

n.
any of several enzymes, produced primarily by fungi and bacteria, that catalyze the hydrolysis of cellulose.
[1900–05]
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4:15 EFFECTS OF TEMPERATURE, pH, AND SUBSTRATE CONCENTRATION ON CELLOBIASE ACTIVITY FROM ENZYMES ISOLATED FROM COMMON AND GEORGIA-NATIVE MUSHROOMS **, Mary L.
Notable substrates and their respective feed enzymes Notable substrates Enzyme Notable Ingredients Protein Protease, peptidase Beans and oilseeds Starch Amylase Grains Lipids Lipase, phospholipase Oilseeds Phytate Phytase Refer to Table 3 Hemicellulose Hemicellulase Pentosans Pentosanase (Xylanase) Rye, wheat (xylose, arabinose) [beta]-Glucan [beta]-Glucanase Barley, oat Mannan Mannanase Soybean, palm, copra Pectin Pectinase Beans Galactan [alpha]-Galactosidase Beans Cellulose(plant Cellulase, cellobiase Forages, brans cell wall) * Combined from Brufau et al.
The major active enzymes of the preparation were [alpha]-1,6-[beta]-galactosidase, [beta]-1,4-mannanase and [beta]-1,4-mannosidase, although it also contains several minor residual enzymes including [beta]-1,4-glucanase, [beta]-1,4-glucosidase, cellobiase, xylosidase, arabinosidase, and amiloglucosidase.