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Synonyms for invertase

an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose into glucose and fructose

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Temperature sensitive forms of large and small invertase in a mutant derived from a Suc1 strain of Saccharomyces cerevisiae.
In the wild, invertase producers live alongside yeast that don't make the enzyme and have to rely on others to cut up their food.
Menten and Michaelis looked at invertase, an enzyme that helps break down table sugar, or sucrose.
According to Jane Hersey, Director of the Feingold Association, Easter candies can contain sodium Hexametaphosphate, Malic Acid, Blue 1, Mineral Oil, PGPR, Red 40, Magnesium Stearate, Yellow 5, Sorbitan Mono stearate, Blue 2, Polysorbate 60, Invertase, Yellow 6.
Changes in soluble carbohydrates and invertase activity in Chenopodium quinoa ("quinoa") developed for saline stress during germination // Cur.
2003), Manure addition enhanced Germany microbial biomass and xylanase and invertase activity Dinesh et al.
A recombination hotspot delimits a wild-species quantitative trait locus for tomato sugar content to 484 bp within an invertase gene.
Aziz and Dogan (2001) have immobilized invertase within Caalginate particles for the production of invert sugar.
or enzymatic activity, as in the case of pectin esterase for juice clarification, rennet for milk coagulation or invertase for sucrose inversion.
Invertase (sucrase) breaks down sucrose (refined table sugar) into glucose and fructose.
A summary follows of the Committee's evaluations of toxicological and intake data on various specific food additives (diacetyltartaric and fatty acid esters of glycerol, quillaia extracts, invertase from Saccharomyces cerevisiae, B-carotene from Blakeslea trispora, curcumin, phosphates, diphosphates and polyphosphates, hydrogenated poly-1-decene, natamycin, D-tagatose, carrageenan, processed Eucheuma seaweed, curdlan, acetylated oxidised starch, [alpha]-cyclodextrin and sodium sulfate), flavouring agents and contaminants (3-chloro-1,2-propanediol, 1,3-dichloro-2-propanol, and a large number of polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, polychlorinated dibenzofurans and coplanar polychlorinated biphenyls).
Invertase catalyzes the hydrolysis of sucrose, to the two hexoses, glucose and fructose in a broad range of organisms.
The Facts: Honeybees make honey by mixing their saliva, which contains the enzyme invertase, with nectar taken from flowers.
The glucosamine content, the scores of molds and yeasts and the activity of the invertase enzyme were used as indicatives of conservatives in action in the masses pizzas, as well as moisture, pH and acidity were carried out to estimate physicochemical characteristics (Instituto Adolfo Lutz, 1985).
Soluble invertase expression is an early target of drought stress during the critical, abortion-sensitive phase of young ovary development in maize.