verb (used with or without object), hy·dro·lyzed, hy·dro·lyz·ing.
Origin of hydrolyze
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When hydrolysed with caustic alkalis, they yield primary amines (this reaction determines their constitution).
When hydrolysed these fungoid celluloses yield, in addition to monoses, glucosamine and acetic acid.
This was also true of the behaviour of the hydrolysed extracts (acid processes) to yeast fermentation.
On saponification a portion of the cellulose, in again combining with water, is hydrolysed to soluble products.
These were the hexose constituents of the hydrolysed complex, the pentoses (or 'furfuroids') surviving intact.