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het·er·ol·y·sis

 (hĕt′ə-rŏl′ĭ-sĭs, -ə-rō-lī′sĭs)
n. pl. het·er·ol·y·ses (-sēz′)
1. Biology The destruction of cells by the action of enzymes originating from a source outside the cells, as from neutrophils.
2. Chemistry A chemical reaction in which the breaking of bonds leads to the formation of ion pairs.

het′er·o·lyt′ic (-ə-rō-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

heterolysis

(ˌhɛtəˈrɒlɪsɪs)
n
1. (Biochemistry) the dissolution of the cells of one organism by the lysins of another. Compare autolysis
2. (Chemistry) chem Also called: heterolytic fission the dissociation of a molecule into two ions with opposite charges. Compare homolysis
heterolytic adj

heterolysis

the destruction of the cells of one species by the enzymes or lysins of another species. — heterolytic, adj.
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Translations
hétérolyse
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Among homo and heterolytic fermentation, homolytic fermentation is considered more desirable because of high recovery of dry matter and energy.
It is reported that the thermal degradation of PDMS occurs primarily through heterolytic cleavage of the S--O, bonds that are mainly governed by the molecular structure and kinetic phenomena [30], Formation of intramolecular, cyclic transition state is the rate-determining step in the PDMS thermal degradation [31].
Competition between superoxide and hydrogen peroxide signaling in heterolytic enzymatic processes.
In present paper the substituent effect onreaction enthalpies of homolytic (HAT mechanism)and heterolytic twostep (SPLET and SETPT) mechanisms of OH bond cleavage for mono substituted Ferulic Acids were investigated in gas phase and water.
Heterolytic chemistry of OH groups and of the carbon chain, as well as less common radical chemistry, are discussed with mention of experimental technique used to investigate these processes.
2) By Heterolytic Fission: One atom receives both electrons when a covalent bond breaks.
2] by the enzyme (E) was heterolytic to form two unequal parts (reaction 3).
On the other hand, the siloxane bond is highly susceptible to heterolytic cleavage from reactions with nucleophiles.