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polygalacturonase

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noun poly·ga·lac·tu·ro·nase \ -ˌga-ˌlak-ˈt(y)u̇r-ə-ˌnās, -gə-ˈlak-tyər-ə-, -ˌnāz \

medical Definition of polygalacturonase

:an enzyme that hydrolyzes the glycosidic linkages of polymerized galacturonic acids (as pectic acid) and that occurs especially in microorganisms — compare pectinase

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