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[French sucre, sugar (from Old French sukere; see sugar) + -ase.]
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(Biochemistry) another name for invertase
[C19: from French sucre sugar + -ase]
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in•vert•ase(ɪnˈvɜr teɪs, -teɪz)
an enzyme that causes the inversion of cane sugar into invert sugar.Also called sucrase.
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|Noun||1.||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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