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acetylhexosaminidase

Definitions

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  • noun biochemistry Any enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of terminal acetylhexosamine residues of acetylhexosaminides

Etymologies

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From acetyl- +‎ hexosaminidase

Examples

  • The two enzymes, 'alpha-man' (alpha-mannosidase) and 'beta hex' (beta delta N-acetylhexosaminidase), are specifically linked to fruit softening that happens during ripening.

    SciDev.Net

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