Galactase vs Galactose - What's the difference?

galactase | galactose |

As nouns the difference between galactase and galactose

is that galactase is (biology) a soluble enzyme that is a normal constituent of milk, and is active in ripening cheese while galactose is (carbohydrate) a monosaccharide found, along with lactose, in dairy products, and is synthesized by the body where it is found associated with glycolipids and glycoproteins.