Thioglucosidase | definition of thioglucosidase by Medical dictionary
An enzyme in mustard seed that converts thioglycosides into thiols plus sugars.
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An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of thioglycoside to a thiol and a sugar.
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References in periodicals archive
Enzymatic hydrolysis of these compounds by membrane-bound thioglucosidase
produces many compounds including isothiocyanates, thiocyanates, epinitriles, nitriles, and glucose.
All GSL containing plants also produce a hydrolytic enzyme (thioglucosidase
hydrolase) commonly known as myrosinase, which is physically separated from the GSLs in the intact plant tissue .
Total glucosinolates in Raya seeds were determined by indirect method involving hydrolysis of glucosinolate by thioglucosidase
(EC 18.104.22.168) and release of D glucose molecules (Wetter and Youngs, 1976).