Definition of cellobiase in English:

cellobiase

noun

Biochemistry
  • An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of cellobiose into glucose.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From German Cellobiase from Cellobi- (in Cellobiose) + -ase.

Pronunciation

cellobiase

/sɛlə(ʊ)ˈbʌɪeɪz/