exoenzyme


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ex·o·en·zyme

 (ĕk′sō-ĕn′zīm′)
n.
An enzyme, such as a digestive enzyme, that functions outside the cell from which it originates.

exoenzyme

(ˌɛksəʊˈɛnzaɪm)
n
1. (Biochemistry) any enzyme, esp an exopeptidase, that acts upon terminal chemical bonds in a chain of molecules. Compare endoenzyme
2. (Biochemistry) another name for ectoenzyme
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Schimel JP, Weintraub MN (2003) The implications of exoenzyme activity on microbial carbon and nitrogen limitation in soil: a theoretical model.
Factors contributing towards acute infection include exoenzyme S, exotoxin A, phospholipase C and pilli.
[26.] Pirhonen M, Flego D, Heikinheimo R and ET Palva A small diffusible signal molecule is responsible for the global control of virulence and exoenzyme production in the plant pathogen Erwinia carotovora.
(5) Exoenzyme S (exoS) is secreted into the cytosol of epithelial cells and it contributes to increased pneumonia severity.
Dynamic Changes in Bacterial Population and Corresponding Exoenzyme Activity in Response to a Tropical Phytoplankton Bloom Chattonella Marina.
Sakai et al., "ADP-ribosylation of the RhoA gene product by botulinum C3 exoenzyme causes Swiss 3T3 cells to accumulate in the G1 phase of the cell cycle," Oncogene, vol.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa-mediated cytotoxicity and invasion correlate with distinct genotypes at the loci encoding exoenzyme S.
autoinducer regulates the production of exoenzyme virulence determinants
The lux autoinducer regulates the production of exoenzyme virulence determinants in Erwinia carotovora and Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
Upon sensing the AHLs, the Proteobacteria population works in synchrony to generate a significant impact on the bacterial physiological activities including bioluminescence, antibiotic production, plasmid conjugal transfer, and synthesis of exoenzyme virulence factors in plant and animal pathogens [5, 6].
Weintraub, "The implications of exoenzyme activity on microbial carbon and nitrogen limitation in soil: a theoretical model," Soil Biology & Biochemistry, vol.
The marine bacterial community compositions and their exoenzyme activity can change dramatically during a phytoplankton bloom [6].