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sucrase

[soo-kreys, -kreyz] /ˈsu kreɪs, -kreɪz/
noun, Biochemistry
1.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; < French sucre sugar + -ase
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British Dictionary definitions for sucrase

sucrase

/ˈsjuːkreɪz/
noun
1.
another name for invertase
Word Origin
C19: from French sucre sugar + -ase
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sucrase in Medicine

sucrase su·crase (sōō'krās', -krāz')
n.
See invertase.

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Encyclopedia Article for sucrase

invertase

any member of a group of enzymes present in yeast and in the intestinal mucosa of animals that catalyze the hydrolysis of cane sugar, or sucrose, to the simple sugars glucose and fructose.

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