noun. an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose.
- -ase (English)
- sucrose (English)
- sucre (French)
Example sentences of the word sucrase
1. Noun, singular or mass
In order to break down sucrose, you need to have the enzyme sucrase.
2. Verb, base form
In addition to sucrase, another enzyme called isomaltase glycoside hydrolase can also help facilitate the breakdown of sucrose.
One example of an enzyme fitting the lock and key model is sucrase.