disaccharidase(redirected from Disaccharidases)
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An enzyme, such as invertase or lactase, that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides to monosaccharides.
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a type of digestive enzyme that breaks disaccharides down into monosaccharides
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|Noun||1.||disaccharidase - an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides into monosaccharides|
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
invertase, saccharase, sucrase - an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose
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