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What do extracellular enzymes (exoenzymes) act on?
Substances outside the cell
What are the typical exoenzymes?
they are hydrolytic enzymes.
What do hydrolytic enzymes do?
split polymers into monomers by inserting water
What do hydrolytic enzymes break down?
break down high molecular weight substances that are too large to pass through the cell membrane into low molecular weight materials that can be transported into the cell
- Glycerol+ Fatty Acids
- Amino Acids
What are intracellular enzymes?
- Function inside the cell
- Synthesis of molecules needed by cell
- Production of energy from nutrients that have been taken into the cell
What is starch?
a polysaccharide made of glucose molecules linked by alpha 1,4 glycosidic bonds
Starch is too what? to pass through the bacterial cell membrane
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