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hy·drol·y·sis

 (hī-drŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The reaction of water with another chemical compound to form two or more products, involving ionization of the water molecule and usually splitting the other compound. Examples include the catalytic conversion of starch to glucose, saponification, and the formation of acids or bases from dissolved ions.

hy′dro·lyte′ (-līt′) n.
hy′dro·lyt′ic (-drə-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
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hydrolysis

(haɪˈdrɒlɪsɪs)
n
(Chemistry) a chemical reaction in which a compound reacts with water to produce other compounds
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hy•drol•y•sis

(haɪˈdrɒl ə sɪs)

n., pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
chemical decomposition in which a compound is split into other compounds by reacting with water.
[1875–80]
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hy·drol·y·sis

(hī-drŏl′ĭ-sĭs)
The splitting of a chemical compound into two or more new compounds by reacting with water. Hydrolysis plays a role in the breakdown of food in the body, as in the conversion of starch to glucose.
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hydrolysis

The process by which a chemical compound decomposes through reaction with water.
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Noun1.hydrolysis - a chemical reaction in which water reacts with a compound to produce other compounds; involves the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion from the water
chemical reaction, reaction - (chemistry) a process in which one or more substances are changed into others; "there was a chemical reaction of the lime with the ground water"
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Translations

hydrolysis

[haɪˈdrɒlɪsɪs] Nhidrólisis f
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hydrolysis

nHydrolyse f
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hydrolysis

[haɪˈdrɒlɪsɪs] nidrolisi f
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hy·drol·y·sis

n. hidrólisis, disolución química de un compuesto por acción del agua.
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Hydrolysis with enzyme is widely used to improve and enhance the functional and nutritional properties of food proteins from different sources.
The result of PBD indicated that hydrolysis temperature, pH and alcalase dosage had significant influence (P < 0.05) on the ACE-inhibitory activity of SSGP hydrolysates.
The system features Phenomenex's Solvent Shielding Technology, which enables an enzyme hydrolysis to be carried out directly in the microplate well, reducing transfer steps, time requirements and cost.
Much of the risk mitigation must come down to the enzymatic hydrolysis.
The NFU believe crops using the thermal hydrolysis - or TH cakes - could be rejected by whisky firms.
Enzymatic hydrolysis of collagen, obtained from by-products of the slaughter of bovines, with animal, plant and microbial proteases (GOMEZ-GUILLEN et al., 2011; KHAN et al., 2011) enables the obtainment of bioactive peptides, adding value to these residues (BERNARDINI et al., 2011).
Extrusion can result in the disruption of compact quaternary and tertiary structures of soy protein and also can improve the efficiency of enzymatic hydrolysis [5].
The objectives of this study were to (1) optimize the degradation conditions of polysaccharides to oligosaccharides using acid hydrolysis and enzymatic hydrolysis and (2) study the biological activity of oligosaccharides.
The enzymatic hydrolysis is mostly used in the preparation of antioxidant peptide in food industries.
Alkaline hydrolysis has been used to produce FA from natural sources, and various procedures for extraction of FA have been applied depending on the properties of the raw material [1, 11-13].