lactase

Definitions of lactase
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n any of a group of enzymes (trade name Lactaid) that hydrolyze lactose to glucose and galactose

Synonyms:
Lactaid
Type of:
disaccharidase
an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharides into monosaccharides

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