lactase(redirected from beta-d-galactosidase)
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An enzyme occurring in certain yeasts and in the intestinal juices of mammals and catalyzing the hydrolysis of lactose into glucose and galactose.
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyse lactose to glucose and galactose
[C20: from lacto- + -ase]
lac•tase(ˈlæk teɪs, -ˌteɪz)
an enzyme capable of breaking down lactose into glucose and galactose.
An enzyme that is found in the small intestine, liver, and kidneys of mammals and catalyzes the breakdown of lactose into simpler sugars, such as glucose.
n. lactasa, enzima intestinal que hidroliza la lactosa y produce dextrosa y galactosa.