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in·ver·tase(ĭn-vûr′tās′, ĭn′vər-tās′, -tāz′)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose. Also called saccharase, sucrase.
(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)
an enzyme that causes the inversion of cane sugar into invert sugar.Also called sucrase.