invertase
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1887 an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose

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  • Invertase — (EC number|3.2.1.26 ) (systematic name: beta fructofuranosidase) is a sucrase enzyme. It catalyzes the hydrolysis (breakdown) of sucrose (table sugar) to fructose and glucose, usually in the form of inverted sugar syrup.For industrial use,… …   Wikipedia

  • Invertase — 1 (Saccharomyces cervisiae) Masse/Länge Primärstruktur 513 Aminosäuren …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • invertase — [ ɛ̃vɛrtaz ] n. f. • 1905; de invertir et ase ♦ Biochim. Vx Saccharase. ● invertase nom féminin (de invertir) Osidase sécrétée par la muqueuse intestinale qui dédouble le saccharose en glucose et en lévulose. ● invertase (synonymes) nom féminin… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Invertase — In*vert ase, n. (Chem.) (a) An enzyme capable of effecting the inversion of cane suger, producing invert sugar. It is found in many plants and in the intestines of animals. (b) By extension, any enzyme which splits cane sugar, milk sugar, lactose …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • invertase — [in vʉr′tās΄] n. [ INVERT + ASE] SUCRASE …   English World dictionary

  • Invertase — L invertase (EC 3.2.1.26) (nomenclature systématique: β fructofuranosidase) est une enzyme de la famille des saccharases. Elle est présente dans la muqueuse de l intestin grêle et son rôle est l hydrolyse du saccharose alimentaire (sucre). Chez… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Invertase — In|ver|ta|se 〈[ vɛr ] f. 19〉 = Sacharase * * * In|ver|ta|se [lat. invertere, inversum = umkehren, umdrehen; ↑ ase], die; , n; veraltete Syn.: Saccharase, Sucrase: Sammelbez. für Enzyme, die Saccharose von der Fructoseseite her hydrolysieren (β… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • invertase — sacharazė statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Fermentas, skaidantis sacharozę į gliukozę ir fruktozę. atitikmenys: angl. invertase; saccharase rus. инвертаза; сахараза ryšiai: sinonimas – invertazė …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • invertase — n. [L. invertere, to turn around; asis, ending signifying an enzyme] An enzyme found in many plants and animal intestines that causes the hydrolysis of sucrose and converts it into a mixture of glucose and fructose …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • invertase — (1) ( sucrase ) Enzyme catalysing the hydrolysis of sucrose to glucose and fructose, so called because the sugar solution changes from dextro rotatory to laevo rotatory during the course of the reaction. (2) Generally a name for an enzyme that… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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