"Cellulases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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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.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Cellulases" by people in Profiles.
Alani F, Anderson WA, Moo-Young M. New isolate of Streptomyces sp. with novel thermoalkalotolerant cellulases. Biotechnol Lett. 2008 Jan; 30(1):123-6.