rhamnogalacturonanase

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

rhamnogalacturonan +‎ -ase

Noun[edit]

rhamnogalacturonanase (plural rhamnogalacturonanases)

  1. (biochemistry) Any enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of a rhamnogalacturonan
    • 2015 August 1, Isabelle Benoit et al., “Closely related fungi employ diverse enzymatic strategies to degrade plant biomass”, in Biotechnology for Biofuels[1], volume 8, DOI:10.1186/s13068-015-0285-0:
      Endoarabinanase, endo-1,4-β-glucanase (cellulase), endo-1,4-β-galactanase and rhamnogalacturonanase activities were measured using 20 mg/ml of Red Debranched Arabinan (S-RDAR), Azo-CM-cellulose (S-ACMC), Azo-galactan (S-AGALP) and AZ-rhamnogalacturonan (S-AZRH), respectively.