Enzymatic hydrolysis is a process in which enzymes facilitate the cleavage of bonds in molecules with the addition of the elements of water. It plays an important role in the digestion of food.
It may be used to help provide renewable energy, as with Cellulosic ethanol.
- ^ Campbell, Neil A., and Jane B. Reece. Biology. 7th ed. San Francisco: Pearson Education, 2005.
- ^ Ethanol from biomass by enzymatic hydrolysis - JD Wright - Chemical Engineering Progress, 1988 - osti.gov