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pectinesterase

noun pec·tin·es·ter·ase \ˌpek-tə-ˈnes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\

Definition of PECTINESTERASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of pectins into pectic acids and methanol

First Known Use of PECTINESTERASE

1945

pectinesterase

noun pec·tin·es·ter·ase \ˌpek-tə-ˈnes-tə-ˌrās, -ˌrāz\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PECTINESTERASE

:  an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of pectins into pectic acids and methanol—called also pectase

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