HyperDic: disaccharidase

English > 1 sense of the word disaccharidase:
NOUNsubstancedisaccharidasean enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides into monosaccharides
English > disaccharidase: 1 sense > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides into monosaccharides.
Narrowerinvertase, saccharase, sucraseAn enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose
lactase, LactaidAny of a group of enzymes (trade name Lactaid) that hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose
BroaderenzymeAny of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
Spanishdisacaridasa

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