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 (môl′tās′, -tāz′)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose.


(Biochemistry) an enzyme that hydrolyses maltose and similar glucosides (α-glucosides) to glucose. Also: α-glucosidase
[C19: from malt + -ase]


(ˈmɔl teɪs, -teɪz)

an enzyme that converts maltose to glucose.
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Pompe disease (glycogen storage disease Type II, acid maltase deficiency, and OMIM #232300) is a rare, progressive, autosomal recessive metabolic disorder caused by a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme acid alpha-glucosidase (GAA).
Brush border enzymes include lactase (which breaks down lactose), sucrase (which breaks down sucrose), and maltase (which breaks down maltose).
Medicinal herbs have been found to enhance pancreatic lipase activity, intestinal lipase, disaccharidase, surcease, and maltase activities in rats [12].
Dube, p-Nitrophenol-alpha-D-Glucopyranoside as Substrate for Measurement of Maltase Activity in Human Semen, Clin Chem.
It is documented that phytate decreased the activities of disaccharidas, Na+K+-ATPase, and glucose concentrations in chickens intestine, but phytase enhanced the concentrations of amylase, sucrase, maltase, Na+K+-ATPase, and glucose (Liu et al.
Trypsin, chymotrypsin, amylase and maltase were determined in homogenates from the stomach and anterior, mid and posterior intestine.
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9,48] Platel and Srinivasan [49] observed that curcumin enhanced the activity of intestinal lipase, sucrase, and maltase.
See: Reid Maltase Deficiency; Fabry Disease; Gaucher Disease; Mucopolysaccharidosis; Niemann-Pick Disease; Pompe Disease; Tay-Sachs Disease
The diagnosis is confirmed by estimation of acid maltase activity in muscle or liver biopsy.
This measure, the Ministry pointed out, is "precautionary" after security information indicated that some Maltase people have been providing logistic help to militia groups in the country.
These nonabsorbable disaccharides are hydrolyzed to absorbable monosaccharides by disaccharidase enzymes present in the small-intestinal mucosa: lactase, sucrase, maltase, and isomaltose, respectively.