acid maltase n.
An enzyme found in lysosomes that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose and other oligosaccharides to yield glucose; alpha-1,4-glucosidase.
- Acid metaprotein
a metaprotein derived by means of a hydrolytic acid.
- Acid number
a number expressing the acidity of a substance, equal to the number of milligrams of potassium hydroxide needed to neutralize the free fatty acids present in one gram of the substance. Historical Examples The saponification number and acid number are both very low, but a fatty oil is present. The Propaganda for Reform in Proprietary […]
- Acid perfusion test
acid perfusion test acid perfusion test n. See Bernstein test.
- Acid phosphatase
acid phosphatase acid phosphatase n. A phosphatase with optimum functioning at pH 5.4 and present in the prostate gland.
- Acid phosphate
(def 1). Historical Examples The fertilizers that I get more inquiries about than any others are the phosphates—bone meal, acid phosphate and rock phosphate. Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Various To furnish the phosphoric acid he can buy 1,786 pounds acid phosphate. The First Book of Farming Charles L. Goodrich Either ground bone […]