mucinase(redirected from mucase)
an enzyme that acts upon mucin.
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A term specifically applied to hyaluronate lyase, hyaluronoglucosaminidase, and hyaluronoglucuronidase (hyaluronidases), but more loosely to any enzyme that hydrolyzes mucopolysaccharide substances (mucins).
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Any enzyme that hydrolyzes mucopolysaccharide substances (mucins).
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