glycosidase

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glycosidase

 [gli-ko´sĭ-dās]
any of a large group of hydrolytic enzymes acting on glycosyl compounds.

glycosidase

/gly·co·si·dase/ (gli-ko´sĭ-dās) any of a group of hydrolytic enzymes that catalyze the cleavage of hemiacetal bonds of glycosides.
β-glycosidase 
1. a glycosidase specifically cleaving β-linked sugar residues from glycosides.
2. see under complex.

glycosidase

any of a large group of hydrolytic enzymes acting on glycosyl compounds.
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