• Definition for "maltase"
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maltase definition

  • noun:
    • An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose.
    • An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose; frequently of amylase.
    • An enzyme, α-D-glucosidase, which hydrolyzes maltose with production of sugar.
    • A ferment that causes the cleavage of maltose into two particles of dextrose. Maltase, like lipase, has been shown is with the capacity of reversible action in concentrated solutions. It occurs commonly distributed in both the pet therefore the vegetable world.
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