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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

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Malleshi, Composition and enzyme inhibitory properties of finger millet (Eleusine coracana L.) seed coat phenolics: Mode of inhibition of [alpha]-glucosidase and pancreatic amylase, Food Chem., 115, (2009).
It contains a tow temperature tolerant amylase and a lime soap dispersing agent.
[UKPRwire, Mon Apr 29 2019] Adroit Market Research launched a study titled, "Global alpha amylase market Size 2017 by Source (Fungi, Maltogenic, G4, Other Bacteria and Plant Based) by Application (Bread, Cookies & Biscuits, Desserts and Others) by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America and Middle East and Africa) and Forecast 2018 to 2025" The study covers the global alpha amylase market revenue and volume for a period ranging in between 2015 to 2025, where 2015 to 2017 imply the historical value with forecast period 2018 to 2025.
[USPRwire, Sun Apr 21 2019] Adroit Market Research launched a study titled, "Global alpha amylase market Size 2017 by Source (Fungi, Maltogenic, G4, Other Bacteria and Plant Based) by Application (Bread, Cookies & Biscuits, Desserts and Others) by Region (North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America and Middle East and Africa) and Forecast 2018 to 2025" The study covers the global alpha amylase market revenue and volume for a period ranging in between 2015 to 2025, where 2015 to 2017 imply the historical value with forecast period 2018 to 2025.
The enzyme in saliva, amylase, starts digesting starches in your mouth so when they enter the stomach they're well on their way to being digested.
Amylase activity assay: This assay is suitable for the colorimetric detection of amylases activity in cells and tissues.
[alpha] - amylase inhibition (%) = Abs control - Abs sample / Abs control X 100
The amylase value measured early after the BPPV attack was significantly lower than that of the controls (p = 0.008).
There are three main enzymes in the body that are used to digest food: amylase (digests starches), lipase (digests fats), and protease (digests proteins).
The objective of present study was to evaluate amylase production potential of indigenous Penicillium sp.
Currently, serum amylase and serum lipase are the most commonly used of these in clinical practice.