pectase

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pectase An enzyme in the pith (albedo) of citrus fruits which removes the methoxyl groups from pectin to form water‐insoluble pectic acid. The intermediate compounds, with varying numbers of methoxyl groups are pectinic acids. Also known as pectin esterase, pectin methyl esterase, and pectin methoxylase; distinct from pectinase.

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