beta-glucocerebrosidase

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β-·glu·co·cer·e·bro·sid·ase

(glū'kō-ser'ĕ-brō-sīd'ās),
An enzyme that hydrolyzes β-glucosides in cerebrosides; a deficiency of this enzyme results in Gaucher disease.

β-glucocerebrosidase

an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolytic cleavage of glucose from glucocerebroside. A deficiency results in accumulation of glucocerebroside in tissues (gaucher's disease). Called also glucosylceramidase, cerebroside β-glucosidase.