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Maltase; a glucohydrolase removing terminal nonreducing 1,4-linked α-glucose residues by hydrolysis, yielding α-glucose; a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme is associated with glycogen storage disease type II. At least five isozymes of maltase exist.
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An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose.
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maltaseAn enzyme that splits MALTOSE.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
maltasean enzyme that hydrolyses MALTOSE to glucose. In mammals it is produced in the CRYPT OF LIEBERKUHN in the SMALL INTESINE and is present in the SUCCUS ENTERICUS. Maltase is also present in many seeds.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005