Hydrolases

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Hydrolase are a class of enzymes that is important in the hydrolysis of chemical bonds in substrates. It can cleave C-O, C-N, and C-C bonds. It can be branch into sub classes, an example would be Nuclease which cleaves Amino Acids or Peptidase which cleaves Proteins by the use of water[1][2].[3]

References

  1. http://www.britannica.com/science/hydrolase
  2. http://www.biology-online.org/dictionary/Hydrolase
  3. https://www.ebi.ac.uk/thornton-srv/databases/cgi-bin/enzymes/GetPage.pl?ec_number=3

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