Hydrolysis vs Cellopentaose - What's the difference?

hydrolysis | cellopentaose |


As nouns the difference between hydrolysis and cellopentaose

is that hydrolysis is (chemistry) a chemical process of decomposition involving the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion of water while cellopentaose is (carbohydrate) an oligosaccharide, consisting of five glucose residues, formed by hydrolysis of cellulose.

hydrolysis

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Noun

(hydrolyses)
  • (chemistry) A chemical process of decomposition involving the splitting of a bond and the addition of the hydrogen cation and the hydroxide anion of water.
  • (biochemistry) The degradation of certain biopolymers (proteins, complex sugars) by the chemical process that results in smaller polymers or monomers (such as amino acids or monosaccharides)
  • cellopentaose

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    Noun

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  • (carbohydrate) An oligosaccharide, consisting of five glucose residues, formed by hydrolysis of cellulose.