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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.
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amylase

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

(ˈæm əˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz)

n.
any of several digestive enzymes that break down starches.
[1890–95]
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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.
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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
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Translations
amyláza
amylase
Amylase
amelazo
amülaas
amylaasi
amylase
עמילאז
アミラーゼ
amylase
amylase
amylaza
amylas
амілаза

amylase

[ˈæmɪˌleɪz] namilasi f
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amylase

n amilasa
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References in periodicals archive ?
Prior to another incubation of 30 min at 60[degrees]C in a shaking water bath, 200 [micro]L amyloglucosidase solution (Special quality for TDF assays, Megazyme Inc., USA) was added.
Amyloglucosidase was added to another aliquot of supernatant, along with potassium bicarbonate (1 M) and sodium acetate (250 mM).
To determine the myocardial glycogen, a sample of approximately 100 mg was homogenized in perchloric acid and the supernatant was submitted to be treated with amyloglucosidase according to the method used by Roehrig and Allred [38].
Cerletti, "Interactions of protein and starch studied through amyloglucosidase action," Cereal Chemistry, vol.
Optimization of fermentation conditions for the production of ethanol from sago starch by co-immobilized amyloglucosidase and cells of Zymomonas mobilis using response surface methodology.
Hu et al., "Iron oxide filled magnetic carbon nanotube-enzyme conjugates for recycling of amyloglucosidase: toward useful applications in biofuel production process," Langmuir, vol.
Phenylmethylsulfonyl fluoride (PMSF), ethylenediamine-tetraacetic acid (EDTA), 2,4-dinitrophenylhydrazine (DNPH), 5,5'-dithiobis(2-nitrobenzoic acid) (DTNB), 2,3,5-triphenyltetrazolium chloride (TTC), Girard's reagent T, amyloglucosidase (#10115), trehalase (#T8778), peptone, and yeast extract were obtained from Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (USA); N,N,N',N'-tetramethylethylenediamine (TEMED) and quercetin were from Reanal (Hungary); disodium salt of alpha-ketoglutaric acid (99% purity) was from Protista AB (Sweden); all reagents for determination of glucose and triacylglycerides (TAG), aspartate aminotransferase (AST), and alanine aminotransferase (ALT) activities were from PZ Cormay S.A.
Wheat unmodified starch, maltose, sucrose, acarbose, porcine pancreas [alpha]-amylase (EC 3.2.1.1, Type VI-B), amyloglucosidase (EC 3.2.1.3) from aspergillus, and intestinal acetone powders from rat were bought from Sigma-Aldrich (Milwaukee, WI, USA).
One of the first similar devices used different enzymes (invertase, [beta]-galactosidase, amyloglucosidase, mutarotase, and glucose oxidase) covalently immobilized on a cellulose membrane [25].
After 24 h with/without 100 nmol/L insulin, total glycogen content was determined using an enzymatic method (amyloglucosidase [SigmaAldrich]) and the glucose amount obtained was quantified using a commercial kit (DiaSys "Glucose GOD FS").
Adeniran and Abiose [32] described the thermostability of amyloglucosidase produced by Aspergillus niger; this enzyme maintained 60% of its catalytic activity at 35[degrees]C for 1 h, and when incubated for the same period at 40[degrees]C, only 50% of initial activity was recovered.