Galactose vs Melibiase - What's the difference?

galactose | melibiase |


As nouns the difference between galactose and melibiase

is that 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 while melibiase is (biochemistry) a galactosidase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of melibiose into galactose and glucose.

galactose

Noun

  • (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.
  • Derived terms

    * galactomannan

    melibiase

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • (biochemistry) A galactosidase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of melibiose into galactose and glucose.
  • Synonyms

    * alpha-d-galactosidase