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[pek-teys, -teyz] /ˈpɛk teɪs, -teɪz/

noun, Biochemistry.
an enzyme occurring in various fruits and involved in the formation of pectic acid from .
an enzyme occurring in certain ripening fruits: involved in transforming pectin into a soluble form


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