pectinesterase

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

Definition of pectinesterase

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

First Known Use of pectinesterase

1945


Medical Dictionary

pectinesterase

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

Medical Definition of pectinesterase

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


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