noun[mass noun] Biochemistry
An enzyme produced by yeast which catalyses the hydrolysis of sucrose, forming invert sugar.
- Enzymes shown are invertase, sucrose synthase, cytosolic AGPase, and plastidic AGPase.
- Stressed cells also had higher activities of sucrose cleaving enzymes, such as alkaline invertase and sucrose synthase.
- Grape sugar is mainly composed of glucose and fructose, produced after sucrose hydrolysis by invertase during grapevine maturation.
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