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