alpha-amylase


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Related to alpha-amylase: Amyloglucosidase, Pancreatic amylase

α-am·y·lase

(am'il-ās),
A glucanohydrolase yielding mainly maltose and some α-glucose in an endohydrolytic random manner from 1,4-α-glucans. An amylase that has been used clinically as a digestive aid.

Takamine,

Jokichi, Japanese-born U.S. chemist, 1860-1938.
Taka-diastase - an amylase that has been used clinically as a digestive aid. Synonym(s): α-amylase

α-am·y·lase

(am'il-ās)
A glucanohydrolase that has been used clinically as a digestive aid.

alpha-amylase (al´fə-am´əlās´),

n a starch-splitting enzyme used in the treatment of inflammatory conditions and edema of soft tissues associated with traumatic injury.

alpha-amylase

a salivary enzyme which hydro lyzes starch to dextrins, maltose, maltotriose.
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2011;95:2184-9), alpha-amylase was negatively associated with fecundity in the first cycle of attempting pregnancy (OR, 0.
Frels JM, Rupnow JH: Purification and partial characterization of two alpha-amylase inhibitors from black bean (Phaseolus vulgaris).
The alpha-glucosidase inhibitors are competitive, reversible inhibitors of alpha-amylase from the pancreas and alpha-glucosidase, which is found in the brush border of the small intestine.
Additionally, enzymes such as alpha-amylase, a high-fructose corn syrup, and maltogenic alpha-amylase, which is used for anti-staling in bread, are already used commercially.
Study of the human salivary alpha-amylase on 2-chloro-4-nitrophenyl-[alpha]-maltotrioside in the presence of potassium thiocyanate.
They have spliced the Vitreoscilla hemoglobin gene into another bacterial strain that has been genetically engineered to produce alpha-amylase, an enzyme used in the commercial production of high-fructose corn syrup.
Treating seeds with analog PBI-11 results in alpha-amylase levels comparable to those induced by GA.
The majority of the ReadRite[R] ImmunoScanners will be distributed into Canada to support Bayer's efforts in the ReadRite[R] Alpha-Amylase product launch and initial market roll-out in North America.
Researchers reported that the Italian Lamon variety Borlotto bean extract effectively blocks absorption of carbohydrates in animals by inhibiting the alpha-amylase enzyme.
Typically the plant polyphenols slow down absorption of dietary starch, releasing the glucose less rapidly into the blood stream by impairing the activity of digestive enzymes, such as alpha-amylase and alpha-glucosidase.
Typically the plant polyphenols slow-down absorption of dietary starch, releasing the glucose less rapidly into the blood stream by impairing the activity of digestive enzymes, such as alpha-amylase and alpha glucosidase.
To generate dietary glucose from starch, salivary and pancreatic alpha-amylase as well as gut mucosal alpha-glucosidases must be involved in the digestive process.