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An enzyme occurring in certain yeasts and in the intestinal juices of mammals and catalyzing the hydrolysis of lactose into glucose and galactose.
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(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyse lactose to glucose and galactose
[C20: from lacto- + -ase]
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lac•tase(ˈlæk teɪs, -ˌteɪz)
an enzyme capable of breaking down lactose into glucose and galactose.
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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.
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|Noun||1.||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
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n. lactasa, enzima intestinal que hidroliza la lactosa y produce dextrosa y galactosa.
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