Meaning of invertase

in•vert•ase

Pronunciation: (in-vûr'tās, -tāz), [key]
— n. Biochem.
  1. an enzyme, occurring in yeast and in the digestive juices of animals, that causes the inversion of cane sugar into invert sugar.
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