What does Invertase mean?

Invertase in AZ Dictionary

(n) An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into sugar and fructose. Also known as saccharase, sucrase.
(n) An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose (invert sugar); used by bees to produce honey.
(n) An enzyme with the capacity of effecting the inversion of cane suger, producing invert sugar. It is present numerous plants and in the intestines of creatures.

Invertase in Apiculture Dictionary

An enzyme in honey, which splits the sucrose molecule (a disaccharide) into its two components dextrose and levulose (monosaccharides). This is certainly from the bees and place into the nectar to convert it in the process of making honey. by JoseReport definition

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  • Sentence for "Invertase"
  • Synonym for "Invertase"
    • stabiliser, E1103
  • Hypernym for "Invertase"
    • disaccharidase
  • Cross Reference for "Invertase"
    • invertebrate determinant
  • Same Context for "Invertase"
    • proteinase, indoleamine, aldose, transcarbamylase, telomerase
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