glycosidase

noun gly·co·si·dase \ glī-ˈkō-sə-ˌdās , -zə-ˌdāz \

Definition of glycosidase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a bond joining a sugar of a glycoside to an alcohol or another sugar unit

First Known Use of glycosidase

1933


Medical Dictionary

glycosidase

noun gly·co·si·dase \ glī-ˈkō-sə-ˌdās, -zə-ˌdāz \

medical Definition of glycosidase

: an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a bond joining a sugar of a glycoside to an alcohol or another sugar unit

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