Definición de lactase en inglés:

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lactase

Pronunciación: /ˈlakteɪz/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Biochemistry
An enzyme which catalyses the hydrolysis of lactose to glucose and galactose.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The enzyme lactase breaks down the lactose to galactose and glucose.
  • Many people take extra doses of naturally produced enzymes, such as lactase, pepsin and trypsin, in supplement form.
  • Lactose, the sugar present in milk, is split in the small intestine by the enzyme lactase into its constituent glucose and galactose molecules, allowing absorption of the glucose.

Origen

Late 19th century: from lactose + -ase.

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Saltos de línea: lac|tase

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