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galactosidase

[gə‚lak·tə′sī‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes galactosides.
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Alpha galactosidase and alpha glycosidase enzyme activity were correlated both with neutrophils and lymphocytes.
(a) nSMase and aSMase activity; (b) [beta]-hexosaminidase ([beta]-hex), [alpha]-fucosidase ([alpha]-fuc), [beta]-mannosidase ([beta]-mann), [alpha]-mannosidase ([alpha]-mann), [beta]- galactosidase ([beta]-galact), and [beta-glucocerebrosidase ([beta]-gluc) activities.
Eng, "Alpha galactosidase a deficiency: fabry disease," in The Metabolic Am Molecular Basis of Inherited Disease, C.
Khan, "Enhanced stability of Kluyveromyces lactis [beta] galactosidase immobilized on glutaraldehyde modified multiwalled carbon nanotubes," Journal of MolecularCatalysisB: Enzymatic, vol.
The aim of the present study was to isolate microorganisms from extreme environment and screen for their potential for bacteriocinogenesis, thermostable amylase, cellulase, protease and beta- galactosidase activities.
Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) is a rare inherited biochemical disorder characterised by the accumulation of mucopolysaccharides (glycosaminoglycans) in various body tissues owing to insufficient amounts of the enzyme galactosamine sulphate (type A) and galactosidase (type B) to break them down.
P's mother was found to have almost absent galactosidase activity.
Fluorescence signal and beta galactosidase activity measured by a colorimetric reaction with chlorophenol red beta D galactopyranoside.
All are Mo-MLV viruses that express either GFP (pSRNG5910[DELTA], pLNCE) or [beta]- galactosidase (pLNCLzRz).
This ultrasonification technique, in which the yogurt bacteria are ruptured to release more galactosidase and improve the viability of probiotics, should encourage more consumers to buy yogurt, which exerts health benefits beyond inherent basic nutrition as it improves lactose absorption in the human gut.
For example, a chromosomally integrated, silent galactosidase reporter gene was activated for expression by FLP-mediated removal of intervening sequences to generate clones of marked cells.
The Beano enzyme, alpha galactosidase (come in, starship command), helps break down the oligosaccharides, preventing fermentation, thus averting juvenile tricks with lit matches.