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am·y·lase

 (ăm′ə-lās′, -lāz′)
n.
Any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of starch to sugars. In humans, amylases are produced in the salivary glands and the pancreas.

amylase

(ˈæmɪˌleɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any of several enzymes that hydrolyse starch and glycogen to simple sugars, such as glucose. They are present in saliva

am•yl•ase

(ˈæm əˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz)

n.
any of several digestive enzymes that break down starches.
[1890–95]

am·y·lase

(ăm′ə-lās′)
Any of various enzymes that break down starches into their component sugars, such as glucose. Amylase is present in fluid secreted by the pancreas, in saliva in some mammals, and in plants.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amylase - any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plantsamylase - any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plants; help convert starch to sugar
enzyme - any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions
ptyalin - an amylase secreted in saliva
Translations
amyláza
amylase
Amylase
amelazo
amülaas
amylaasi
amylase
עמילאז
アミラーゼ
amylase
amylase
amylaza
amylas
амілаза

amylase

[ˈæmɪˌleɪz] namilasi f

amylase

n amilasa
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Since microbial biosynthesis is affected by culture medium composition and cultivation conditions (Elisashvili, 2012), current study provides an in-depth knowledge on tropical endophytic strains that may be used as a-amylase sources.
Four different salinity treatments were used (S0mM, S50mM, S100mM, S150mM) in hydroponic culture and root length (RL), shoot length (SL), root weight (RW), shoot weight (SW), total proteins contents (PC), a-amylase (A.
9 isolated from changar hot spring, malang, indonesia, as a potential producer of thermostable a-amylase.
Purification and properties of a maltotriose-producing a-amylase from; Thermobifidafusca.
Salivary cortisol and a-amylase responses to repeated bouts of downhill running.
Isolation and screening of a-amylase and glucoamylase producing fungi and their application in bioethanol production.
Solid state fermentation for the production of a-amylase by Paenibacillus amylolyticus.
The sample was dispersed in a buffer solution and incubated with heat-stable a-amylase at 95-100[degrees]C for 40 min.
They are also positive for vimentin, S-100, mammaglobin, GCDFP-15, MUC1, GATA-binding protein 3, adipophilin, a-amylase, DOG-1, SOX-10, and p63 [1,2].
The fact that the parasympathetic activation increases salivary flow has been named as a major confounder of studies trying to establish salivary a-amylase (sAA) as a marker for sympathetic activation [50,51].