pectinesterase
noun Date: 1945 an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of pectins into pectic acids and methanol

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  • Pectinesterase — (PE) (EC number|3.1.1.11) is a ubiquitous cell wall associated enzyme that present several isoforms that facilitate plant cell wall modification and subsequent breakdown. It is found in all higher plants as well as in some bacteria and fungi.… …   Wikipedia

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  • pectinesterase — noun A ubiquitous cell wall associated enzyme that presents several isoforms that facilitate plant cell wall modification and subsequent breakdown, found in all higher plants as well as in some bacteria and fungi …   Wiktionary

  • pectinesterase — SYN: pectase. * * * pec·tin·es·ter·ase .pek tə nes tə .rās, .rāz n an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of pectins into pectic acids and methanol called also pectase …   Medical dictionary

  • pectinesterase — pec·tin·esterase …   English syllables

  • pectinesterase — |pektə̇n+ noun Etymology: pectin + esterase : an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of pectins into pectic acids and methanol and that occurs especially in higher plants called also pectase …   Useful english dictionary

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