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Cellulases

"Cellulases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A family of glycosidases that hydrolyse crystalline CELLULOSE into soluble sugar molecules. Within this family there are a variety of enzyme subtypes with differing substrate specificities that must work together to bring about complete cellulose hydrolysis. They are found in structures called CELLULOSOMES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cellulases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cellulases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 6 publications over 4 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2012
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