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[in-vur-teys, -teyz] /ɪnˈvɜr teɪs, -teɪz/

noun, Biochemistry.
an enzyme, occurring in yeast and in the digestive juices of animals, that causes the inversion of cane sugar into .
an enzyme, occurring in the intestinal juice of animals and in yeasts, that hydrolyses sucrose to glucose and fructose Also called saccharase

invertin in·ver·tin (ĭn-vûr’tn)
See invertase.

invertase in·ver·tase (ĭn-vûr’tās’, ĭn’vər-tās’, -tāz’)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose. Also called beta-fructofuranosidase, invertin, saccharase, sucrase.


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