glucase

glucase

An obsolete term for any enzyme that cleaves starch to glucose.
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One unit of specific activity (U) was calculated as the amount of enzyme that liberated 1.0 micromole ([micro]M) of glucase, xylose or their reducing sugar equivalents per minute per ml of enzyme per mg of extracellular protein at pH 5.0 at 40[degrees]C.