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What is "Cellulase" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 16-May-2023 (11 months ago)
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Cellulase
An enzyme that breaks down cellulose, the primary component of plants. Cellulases are used in the textile industry to give denim a stonewashed look, prevent pilling, and improve texture of clothes.

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Ager 496
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