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Related to alpha-amylase: Amyloglucosidase, Pancreatic amylase


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.
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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
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A glucanohydrolase that has been used clinically as a digestive aid.
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This report studies the global market size of Alpha-Amylase in key regions like North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Central & South America and Middle East & Africa, focuses on the consumption of Alpha-Amylase in these regions.
Structure and molecular model refinement of pig pancreatic alpha-amylase at 2.1 A resolution.
The results showed that various fractions of the plant inhibited alpha-amylase enzyme in a dose dependent manner.
Wake et al., "Evaluation of autonomic nervous system by salivary alpha-amylase level and heart rate variability in patients with schizophrenia," European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, vol.
Salivary alpha-amylase stress reactivity across different age groups.
The alpha-amylase inhibition assay was done using the chromogenic non-pre-incubation method adapted from Sigma-Aldrich [15].
Alpha-amylase production from catabolism derepressed Bacillus subtilis KCC103 utilizing sugar--cane biogases hydrolysis.
On the basis of this agreement, Creative Biomart is going to provide High-temperature Alpha-amylase for beer, Mid-temperature Refining Alpha-amylase for beer, and Bacterial Alpha-amylase for Alcohol & Starch to this industrial giant.
Courtney Denning-Johnson Lynch, director of reproductive epidemiology at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, and colleagues found that women with high levels of alpha-amylase - a biological indicator of stress measured in saliva - are 29 percent less likely to get pregnant each month and are more than twice as likely to meet the clinical definition of infertility, compared to women with low levels of this protein enzyme.
Scientists measured levels of alpha-amylase, an enzyme in saliva that provides a biological indicator of stress.
Physical entrapment of alpha-amylase in ionotropically cross-linked biodegradable hydrogels like calcium alginate and kappa-carrageenan beads has been shown to be a relatively easy, rapid, and safe technique [12, 13].