glucocerebrosidase


glucocerebrosidase
glu·co·ce·re·bro·si·dase -.ser-ə-'brō-sə-.dās, -.dāz n an enzyme of mammalian tissue that catalyzes the hydrolysis of the glucose part of a glucocerebroside and is deficient in patients affected with Gaucher's disease

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glu·co·cer·e·bro·si·dase (gloo″ko-sə-re″bro-siґdās) glucosylceramidase.

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