pec·​tin·​ase ˈpek-tə-ˌnās, -ˌnāz How to pronounce pectinase (audio)
: 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.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Dec. 2023.

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