glycosidase


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glycosidase

(ɡlaɪˈkəʊsɪˌdeɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme that breaks down glycosidic bonds
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[UKPRwire, Wed Feb 27 2019] B-Glucuronidase Enzymes Market Outlook: B-Glucuronidase Enzymes or Beta Glucuronidase Enzymes are members of glycosidase enzyme family that act as a catalyst in the breakdown process of complex carbohydrates.
[USPRwire, Mon Feb 25 2019] B-Glucuronidase Enzymes Market Outlook: B-Glucuronidase Enzymes or Beta Glucuronidase Enzymes are members of glycosidase enzyme family that act as a catalyst in the breakdown process of complex carbohydrates.
[ClickPress, Mon Feb 25 2019] B-Glucuronidase Enzymes Market Outlook: B-Glucuronidase Enzymes or Beta Glucuronidase Enzymes are members of glycosidase enzyme family that act as a catalyst in the breakdown process of complex carbohydrates.
Swainsonine is an inhibitor of lysosomal a-mannosidase, Golgi mannosidase II and other calystegines that are potent glycosidase inhibitors, and it is suggested that these inhibitors disrupt intestinal glycosidases, lysosomal function, and glycoprotein processing, leading to enzymatic dysfunction and accumulation of complex oligosaccharides in the lysosomes of nervous and epithelial cells (COLEGATE et al., 1979; DORLING et al., 1980; STEGELMEIER et al., 2008).
Rapid cleavage of octyl-glucoside by glycosidase was observed, therefore samples were taken at shorter intervals after 5 min, 10 min, 15 min, 30 min, 1 h, 2 h, 4 h, 6 h, 24 h, 48 h and 72 h.
In its first phase, phosphohydrolase hMTH1 (human 8-oxo-dGTPase --a homologue of the bacterial enzymatic protein MutT) removes the defective nucleotide, thus preventing its incorporation into DNA, and then glycosidase hydrolyzes the N-glycosidic bond between the modified base and 2'-deoxyribose.
Alpha glycosidase activity positively correlated with the total number of leucocytes, the number of neutrophils and the number of lymphocytes and the number of thrombocytes (r=0.197, p=0.007) (Figure 1d).
Additionally, the team presented evidence of how a structurally-related enzyme, glycosidase, which breaks down sugars, evolved into a receptor for a hormone that lowers blood sugar -- may not be a coincidence.
As Lectins can be used to detect and analyze glycoprotein function, Creative BioMart also provides services utilizing lectins, which include Glycoprotein identification, Glycoprotein purification/enrichment, Characterization of cell surface glycoconjugates, Glycosylation mutant generation, as well as Gtf and glycosidase activity analysis.