invertase invertase

Definition(s):

  • (n) an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. If it contains too much sucrose (cane sugar), which would make it tend to crystallize, the bees add an enzyme (invertase) from glands under their thorax.
  2. If it contains too much sucrose (cane sugar), which would make it tend to crystallize, the bees add an enzyme (invertase) from glands under their thorax.
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