glycosidase

noun
gly·​co·​si·​dase | \ glī-ˈkō-sə-ˌdās How to pronounce glycosidase (audio) , -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, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of glycosidase was in 1933

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“Glycosidase.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/glycosidase. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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glycosidase

noun
gly·​co·​si·​dase | \ glī-ˈkō-sə-ˌdās, -zə-ˌdāz How to pronounce glycosidase (audio) \

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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