a-glucosidase


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α-glucosidase

 [gloo-ko´sĭ-dās]
any of a group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of certain α-d-glucose residues from oligosaccharides and polysaccharides and yield free α-d-glucose. Called also maltase.
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By regulating its action through a-glucosidase inhibitor is an attractive approach for controlling blood glucose levels for the treatment of Type II diabetes in modern era of medicine [41].
A metagenomic fosmid library was created from contents of biogas digestor and after screening 341, 246 and 386 positive clones with a-1, 4-endoglucanase, a-glucosidase and a-1,4-xylanase activities respectively was observed (Yan et al.
Because of the high prevalence of pseudodeficiency alleles in Taiwan, the assay is more complex and involves measurement of both acid and neutral a-glucosidase activities in separate fluorometric assays.
Keywords: 2,4-Dihydroxyacetophenone, Hydrated hydrazine, Acid halides, a-Glucosidase, Butyrylcholinesterase.
Secretion of cellulase and a-glucosidase by Trichoderma viride ATCC 1433 in submerged culture on different substrates.
Chemicals of the antihyperglycemic activities; soluble starch, porcine pancreatic a- amylase (PPA), a-glucosidase and acarbose were purchased from Sigma Aldrich, USA.
SB1 was therefore selected for on-line HPLC-BCD analysis to identify the major a-glucosidase inhibitors.
Acarbose served as an inhibitor for interfering a-glucosidase present in neutrophils and allowed the lysosomal enzyme implicated in Pompe disease to be selectively analyzed.
IR, 1H-NMR and EIMS and were finally evaluated for enzyme inhibitory potential against a-glucosidase and urease.
The search for the constituents reducing a-glucosidase activity led to the finding of active compounds in the fruiting body of Ganoderma lucidum.