polygalacturonase

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polygalacturonase pol·y·ga·lac·tu·ro·nase (pŏl'ē-gə-lāk'tər-ə-nās', -nāz', -tyər-, -gāl'āk-tur'-, -tyur'-)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of specific linkages in galacturonides and other polysaccharides.

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