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mucinase

Pronunciation: myu'si-nas

Definition: A term specifically applied to hyaluronate lyase, hyaluronoglucosaminidase, and hyaluronoglucuronidase (hyaluronidases), but more loosely to any enzyme that hydrolyzes mucopolysaccharide substances (mucins).

Synonym(s): mucase, mucopolysaccharidase

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