sucrase

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su·crase

 (so͞o′krās′, -krāz′)
n.

[French sucre, sugar (from Old French sukere; see sugar) + -ase.]
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sucrase

(ˈsjuːkreɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) another name for invertase
[C19: from French sucre sugar + -ase]
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in•vert•ase

(ɪnˈvɜr teɪs, -teɪz)

also in•ver′tin,



n.
an enzyme that causes the inversion of cane sugar into invert sugar.
Also called sucrase.
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Noun1.sucrase - an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose
disaccharidase - an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides into monosaccharides
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