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English to Italian translations [PRO] Biology (-tech,-chem,micro-) / Effetti degli enzimi sulle fibre tessili
English term or phrase:break down
Proteolytic enzymes improve shrink resistance as they **break down** the fibre but their small size means that they can continue 'munching' deep into the wool structure and cause actual damage.
The principle behind the engineering is simple, make the enzyme bigger and it is unable to penetrate the fibre physically and cause damage.
come posso tradurre il verbo? Ho usato "decomporre" ma suona esagerato...
Gli enzimi proteolitici aumentano la resistenza al restringimento **decomponendo** la fibra, ma la loro piccola dimensione fa in modo che possano continuare a "masticare" all'interno della struttura della lana e causare un danno reale.