pectinase

noun
pec·​tin·​ase | \ ˈpek-tə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz How to pronounce pectinase (audio) \

Medical Definition of pectinase

: an enzyme or complex of enzymes that catalyzes the hydrolysis of pectic substances especially : the polygalacturonase that is active toward pectic acid

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“Pectinase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pectinase. Accessed 26 Feb. 2020.

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