pectinesterase

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

Definition of pectinesterase

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

First Known Use of pectinesterase

1945

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pectinesterase

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

medical Definition of pectinesterase

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

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