disaccharidases


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di·sac·cha·rid·as·es

(dī-sak'ă-rid-ās'ĕz),
A group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of disaccharides, producing two monosaccharides.
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Suda, "Circadian-rhythm of intestinal disaccharidases of rats fed with adiurnal periodicity," The American Journal of Physiology, vol.
Liu, "Castanospermine-glucosides as selective disaccharidase inhibitors," Biochemical Pharmacology, vol.
Distribution of disaccharidase activity in the small bowel of normal and lactase-deficient subjects.
Disaccharidase activities in children: Normal values and comparison based on symptoms and histologic changes.
Physiological constraint on feeding behavior: intestinal membrane disaccharidases of the starling.
A lack of disaccharidases can result in the inhibition of complete decomposition of carbohydrates, as well as in the absorption of monosaccharides conversion and utilization (Karamouz et al., 2011).
Moriuchi, "Effect of alpha glucosidase inhibitor BAY-g-5421 on rat intestinal disaccharidases," EiyoToShokuryo, vol.
Also, Et0Ac and n-BuOH fractions inhibited in vitro disaccharidases activities after an acute treatment.
The fact that HFCS consists mainly of two monosaccharides, while suc-rose is a disacchande, may also not be insignificant, in order to be absorbed as its constituent monosaccharides, sucrose must first be hydrolyzed by intestinal mucosal disaccharidases. Thus, the absorption of fructose from sucrose might be considerably slower than the absorption of the free fructose present in HFCS.