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Of, relating to, or causing the hydrolysis of cellulose: cellulolytic organisms.

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relating to or causing the hydrolysis of the complex carbohydrate cellulose
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(ˌsɛl yə loʊˈlɪt ɪk)

(of bacteria or enzymes) capable of hydrolyzing cellulose.
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fumigatus has been reported previously which includes [beta]-Glucosidase (Rudick and Elbein, 1975), xylolytic enzymes (Flannigan and Sellars, 1978), cellulolytic and proteolytic enzymes (Krikstaponis et al., 2001) and [beta]-1,3-glucanases (Mouyna et al., 2013).
The third part (10 mL of rumen fluid) was used for variable bacteria counts (cellulolytic, proteolytic, and amylolytic) using the roll-tube technique [20].
Five bacterial groups were selected and classified according to their metabolic ability: bacteria capable of producing lactic acid (lactic acid bacteria) and those capable of degrading cellulose (cellulolytic bacteria), lipids (lipolytic bacteria), proteins (proteolytic bacteria) or starches (amylolytic bacteria).
For example; The industrial processes for cellulolytic enzymes are employed in the detergents causing color brightening and softening, bio stoning of jeans, the color extraction from juices, pretreatment of biomass containing cellulose to improve the nutritional quality of forage, and pretreatment of industrial wastes (5).
Finally, unlike other teredinid species, which harbor cellulolytic endosymbionts (Waterbury et al., 1983; Distel et al., 1991, 2017), the symbiont community of K polythalamius is composed of sulphur-oxidizing chemoautotrophic bacteria, implying that reduced sulphur compounds, rather than wood, provide the major source of nutritional energy for large sediment-dwelling individuals of this species (Distel et al., 2017).
Cellulolytic ability of a promising Irpex lacteus (Basidiomycota: Polyporales) strain from the subtropical rainforest of Misiones province, Argentina
Ruminants have evolved to consume, and are the most efficient in fermenting cellulolytic and fibrous plant material.
(1993) found that ruminal digestion of cellulose and other fibrous components increased when tocopherol and [alpha]-[beta]-carotene were added in in vitro ruminal cultures, stimulating cellulolytic activity of rumen bacteria.
These groups of microorganisms account for the soil functional diversity and are directly associated with its health and fertility (i.e., cellulolytic, proteolytic, amylolytic, phosphate solubilizers, nitrogen-fixing bacteria with glucose as a carbon source, nitrogen-fixing bacteria with malate as a carbon source, Actinobacteria, total fungi, and heterotrophic bacteria).
As a result of this versatility, Trichoderma species are very useful in many aspects that range from plant biocontrol [9] to various sorts of industries [10-13], especially for the cellulolytic enzymes produced by them.