Hydrolysis

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  • The reaction of a substance with water or its ions.
  • destruction of a chemical substance by the addition of the elements in water
    Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
  • A reaction in which a molecule of water is added at the site of cleavage of a molecule to two products.
  • The decomposition of organic compounds by interaction with water.
    Source: Terms of the Environment


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