Meaning of invertin in English:

invertin

noun

historical Biochemistry
  • An enzyme produced by yeast which catalyses the hydrolysis of sucrose, forming invert sugar.

Pronunciation

invertin

/ɪnˈvəːtɪn/ /ˈɪnvətɪn/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Chemical Society. From invert + -in, after German Invertin.