invertase

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in·ver·tase

 (ĭn-vûr′tās′, ĭn′vər-tās′, -tāz′)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose. Also called saccharase, sucrase.

invertase

(ɪnˈvɜːteɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) an enzyme, occurring in the intestinal juice of animals and in yeasts, that hydrolyses sucrose to glucose and fructose. Also called: saccharase

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.invertase - 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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Characterization of a purified beta-fructofuranosidase from Bifidobacterium infantis ATCC 15697.