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Fig. 2 | Bioresources and Bioprocessing

Fig. 2

From: Lignocellulases: a review of emerging and developing enzymes, systems, and practices

Fig. 2

Cellulase hydrolysis theory. a The non-reducing end; b the reducing end. Endoglucanase cleaves amorphous sites of cellulose to yield long-chain oligomers; exoglucanase processively attacks crystalline sites to produce cello-oligomers; and β-glucosidase hydrolyzes cellobiose to fermentable sugars. Lytic polysaccharide mono-oxygenase (LPMO) oxidizes glycosidic linkages along the cellulose chain to yield gluconic acids

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