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n. - An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a certain complex carbohydrate found in many plants (and used as a sweetening agent) into glucose and fructose.

Usage examples (8)
  • But here's a nice graph showing how lactase levels decline and sucrase levels rise in rats from a page by R.
  • Real human lactase assays are usually normalized to the ratio of sucrase to lactase, which is too confusing to present here.
  • In the absence of micelles from the apical compartment, apoB co-localized with the brush-border marker sucrase-isomaltase (SI).
  • Immunolocalization of SR-BI / CLA-1 (green channel) and sucrase isomaltase (SI, red channel) in differentiated Caco-2 / TC7 cells before (T0) and after 5, 10 and 15 min... for more
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