An enzyme that acts outside the cell that produces it.
More example sentences
- The number of proteases, peptidases, and other exoenzymes produced by S. miilans clearly suggests that it derives resources from host tissues.
- In the Gram, positive bacteria lactamases are secreted to the outside membrane environment as exoenzymes.
- It is pertinent to ask how the expression of these exoenzymes only at high cell density in wild-type cells may contribute to the success of Erwinia species as plant pathogens.
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