saccharase


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saccharase

[′sak·ə‚rās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of disaccharide to monosaccharides, specifically of sucrose to dextrose and levulose. Also known as invertase; invertin; sucrase.
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Also the results of our investigation did not show any significant effect of rape root biomass on urease and saccharase activity.
2] the activity of saccharase significantly increased (by 31-56%) in comparison with the saccharase activity in the thinnest crop.
The effect of crop density on soil saccharase activity at the spring oilseed rape flowering stage, 2011.