Definition of "xylanase" [xylanase]

  • (noun) Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of xylan

Use "xylanase" in a sentence

  • "We examined both cellulase and xylanase activity in cell-free broths from C. thermocellum grown on a variety of substrates, as shown in Table 2."
  • "When C. thermocellum was grown on these substrates, the ratio of xylanase to CMC's activity was consistently one."
  • "These results suggest that cellulose activity and xylanase activity are caused by the same enzymes."

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