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A group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of disaccharides, producing two monosaccharides.
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Mucosal disaccharidase activity and other biochemical parameters
Effects of ASPS on disaccharidase activity and parameters of mucosa in LPS challenged mice (1) Item Control Lactase (U/mg protein) 2.
Disaccharidase activities in children: Normal values and comparison based on symptoms and histologic changes.
paraguariensis from a commercial source were able to ameliorate diabetes status since a significant glucose tolerance improvement was observed, the liver glycogen was stocked, disaccharidases were significantly inhibited and protein glycation was dramatically reduced in the presence of the fractions or infusions.
Keywords: Ilex paraguariensis Glycemi Insulin Diabetes Glycation Disaccharidase
The supernatant was collected for further analysis of disaccharidases, diamine oxidase (DAO), malondialdehyde (MDA), superoxide dismatase (SOD), nitric oxide (NO), total nitric oxide synthase (tNOS) and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS).
Activities of mucosal disaccharidases including lactase, sucrase, and maltase have long been used as indicators of mucosa maturation and gut digestive function in pigs (Hampson and Kidder, 1986).
The activity of disaccharidases and AKP as the functional enzymes in BBMVs affects small intestinal nutrient absorption.
Dahlqvist (1961) reported that the small intestine had powerful disaccharidases activities which showed different locations along the small intestine; the activities of sucrase and maltase were mainly localized in the distal part of the small intestine, and lactase was localized in the proximal part.
Previous report has indicted that administration with high dose (372 [micro]g/d) EGF in 21 days weaned piglets for three consecutive days, but not with low dose (124 [micro]g/d), can elevate jejunal disaccharidases (sucrase and lactase) activities (Jaeger et al.
Intestinal disaccharidases of young tuckeys: temporal development and influence of diet composition.