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Type_substrate Report for: Terephthalate

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TerephthalateSubstrate (32)
Commentpolyethylene terephthalate (PET): thermoplastic polymer resin of the polyester family used in fibers for clothing, containers for liquids and foods. Substrates of enzyme of the following families of enzymes: Tannase; Carbon-carbon_bond_hydrolase; Polyesterase-lipase-cutinase used in plastic degradation. Degradation of PET using hydrolytic enzymes leads to the release of hydrolysis products such as BHET (bis(2-hydroxyethyl) terephthalate), MHET (mono-(2-hydroxyethyl) terephthalic acid), TPA (terephthalic acid) and EG (ethylene glycol)

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