sucrose alpha-d-glucohydrolase

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su·crose al·pha-d-glu·co·hy·dro·lase

(sū'krōs al'fă glū'kō-hī'drō-lās)
An enzyme hydrolyzing sucrose and maltose in a complex with isomaltase; hence, hydrolyzes both sucrose and isomaltose; found in the intestinal mucosa; a deficiency of this enzyme results in defective digestion of sucrose and linear α1,4-glucans.
Synonym(s): sucrase.
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