cellulase(redirected from Hemicellulase)
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Any of several enzymes produced chiefly by fungi, bacteria, and protozoans that catalyze the hydrolysis of cellulose.
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(Biochemistry) any enzyme that converts cellulose to the disaccharide cellobiose
[C20: from cellulose + -ase]
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cel•lu•lase(ˈsɛl yəˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz)
any of several enzymes, produced primarily by fungi and bacteria, that catalyze the hydrolysis of cellulose.
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