Meaning of cellobiohydrolase in English:

cellobiohydrolase

Pronunciation /ˌsɛlə(ʊ)ˌbʌɪəʊˈhʌɪdrəleɪz/

noun

Biochemistry
  • An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of cellulose to cellobiose.

    Cellobiohydrolases act on terminal 1,4-β-D-glucoside linkages.

Origin

1970s. From cellobio- + hydrolase.