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[mawl-teys, -teyz] /ˈmɔl teɪs, -teɪz/

noun, Biochemistry.
an enzyme that converts maltose into glucose and causes similar cleavage of many other glucosides.
an enzyme that hydrolyses maltose and similar glucosides (α-glucosides) to glucose Also α-glucosidase

maltase mal·tase (môl’tās’, -tāz’)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose.


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