lactase

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lac·tase

 (lăk′tās′)
n.
An enzyme occurring in certain yeasts and in the intestinal juices of mammals and catalyzing the hydrolysis of lactose into glucose and galactose.

lactase

(ˈlækteɪs; -teɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyse lactose to glucose and galactose
[C20: from lacto- + -ase]

lac•tase

(ˈlæk teɪs, -ˌteɪz)

n.
an enzyme capable of breaking down lactose into glucose and galactose.
[1890–95]

lac·tase

(lăk′tās′)
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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lactase - any of a group of enzymes (trade name Lactaid) that hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose
disaccharidase - an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides into monosaccharides
Translations

lac·tase

[MIM*603202]
n. lactasa, enzima intestinal que hidroliza la lactosa y produce dextrosa y galactosa.

lactase

n lactasa