saccharase


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β-fruc·to·fu·ran·o·sid·ase

(fruk'tō-fūr'ă-nō'sid-ās),
β-h-fructosidase; an enzyme hydrolyzing β-d-fructofuranosides and releasing free d-fructose; if the substrate is sucrose, the product is d-glucose plus d-fructose (invert sugar); invert sugar is more easily digestible than sucrose.

saccharase

(săk′ə-rās′, -rāz′)
n.

saccharase

(sak′ă-rās″) [ saccharo- + -ase]
An enzyme such as sucrase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a disaccharide to monosaccharides.