poly·​ga·​lac·​tu·​ro·​nase -ˌga-ˌlak-ˈt(y)u̇r-ə-ˌnās, -gə-ˈlak-tyər-ə-, -ˌnāz How to pronounce polygalacturonase (audio)
: 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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“Polygalacturonase.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polygalacturonase. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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