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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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The patient was discharged home in good general status, with the fistula secreting up to 50 ml pancreatic juice per day, and low activity of pancreatic amylase.
12 hours from initial presentation and subjective hunger, without the remission of abdominal pain or normalization of pancreatic amylase and lipase.
Isolation and measurement of pancreatic amylase in human serum and urine.
The higher percentiles of plasma YKL-40 were associated with markers of possible liver and pancreas damage, that is, with increased concentrations of alanine aminotransferase, bilirubin, alkaline phosphatase, [gamma]-glutamyl transferase, erythrocyte mean corpuscular volume, CRP, and fibrinogen and with decreased concentrations of albumin; coagulation factors II, VII, and X; and pancreatic amylase (Fig.
Effects of different levels of supplementary alpha-amylase on digestive enzyme activities and pancreatic amylase mRNA expression of young broilers.
They are produced by different organs: pancreatic amylase is produced by the pancreas and released into the intestinal tract; salivary amylase is synthesised in salivary glands and secreted in saliva.
The normal values for pancreatic amylase were 29 to 100 IU/l, serum lipase 40 to 100 IU/l and serum triglyceride 50 to 200 mg/dl.
Our experimental studies have shown that exogenous melatonin, as well as this produced endogenously from its precursor; L-tryptophan, strongly stimulates pancreatic amylase secretion when given intraperitoneally, or into the gut lumen.