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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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(Chemistry) of, concerned with, producing, or produced by hydrolysis
ˌhydroˈlytically adv
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(ˌhaɪ drəˈlɪt ɪk)

of, producing, or resulting in hydrolysis.
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The researchers observed three principal modes of coordinated hydrolysis, featuring hydrolytic events in two oppositely positioned ATPases, in two adjacent ATPases, and in one ATPase at a time.
Much effort has been devoted to improving the thermal and hydrolytic stability of PET [4-8], Early investigations for PET were concerned with its thermal degradation [9-15] and the kinetics and mechanisms of hydrolytic depolymerization [16-19].
The effects of pH and temperature variations on the hydrolytic activity of the immobilized enzymes were examined.
In particular, the company will spotlight its growing portfolio of high-performance engineering resins for the water management industry, extensive application development capabilities, and new predictive engineering services that can enable the industry to solve tough challenges, ranging from optimising hydrolytic stability and water quality to preventing corrosion and biofouling.
The lipolytic enzymes (lipases) can, by hydrolytic method reduce the concentration and degrade a large number of toxic and persistent substances (Liu et al., 2011, Baldo et al., 2013, Chen, Zhang, Xu, & Yan, 2013, Zadinelo et al., 2013, Costa et al., 2014).
Introduction: The secretion of hydrolytic enzymes is a factor facilitating pathogenic fungi invasion into the tissues.
According to Erema, the MRS pre-treatment step removes moisture and other volatiles from the feedstock to prevent any hydrolytic and oxidative decomposition of the melt in the extruder.
Water sorption by composite materials is a diffusion-controlled process, and the water uptake occurs largely in the resin matrix.1 The water sorbed by the polymer matrix could cause filler-matrix debonding or even hydrolytic degradation of the fillers2 and may affect composite materials by reducing their mechanical properties.3,4 The hydrolytic degradation is a result of either the breaking of chemical bonds in the resin or softening through the plasticizing action of water.5
Among the topics are applying statistical analysis in the powder injection molding of mullite, the hydrolytic resistance of glass bottles under highly fluctuating weather conditions, treating textile dyeing wastewater by electro-coagulation, mechanical properties of all-cellulose composites made from pineapple leaf microfibers, and the low-cost synthesis of a hydrophobic aluminum alloy for self-cleaning applications.
Moreover, the combination of aromaticity and long aliphatic chain delivers hydrolytic stability and high tensile, compression, and flexural strength to CNSL-based polyols.