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hydrolases

Pronunciation: hi'dro-las-ez

Definition: Enzymes (EC class 3) cleaving substrates with addition of H2O at the point of cleavage, esterases, phosphatases, nucleases, peptidases.

Synonym(s): hydrolyzing enzymes

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