glycosidase


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glycosidase

 [gli-ko´sĭ-dās]
any of a large group of hydrolytic enzymes acting on glycosyl compounds.

glycosidase

/gly·co·si·dase/ (gli-ko´sĭ-dās) any of a group of hydrolytic enzymes that catalyze the cleavage of hemiacetal bonds of glycosides.
β-glycosidase 
1. a glycosidase specifically cleaving β-linked sugar residues from glycosides.
2. see under complex.

glycosidase

any of a large group of hydrolytic enzymes acting on glycosyl compounds.
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Glycoprotein degradation in the blind loop syndrome: identification of glycosidases in jejunal contents.
Elevation of acid glycosidase activities in thyroid and gastric tumors.
In tunicates, spermatozoa adhesion to the oocyte envelope is mediated by an enzyme-substrate interaction between a sperm surface bound glycosidase and its complementary sugar on the oocyte envelope (Litscher & Honegger; 1991).
In vivo examination of the antidiabetic effects of extract and powder of Morus alba leaves on animals pointed out its antioxidant capacity and the fact that it decreased postprandial blood glucose probably by preventing glucose absorption in intestine via inhibition of alpha glycosidase enzyme.
The additional organic compounds lead to increasing glycosidase activity, a chemical activity that plays a major role in the degradation of carbohydrates in soils (DENG; TABATABAI, 1996).
Since a circulating glycosidase is known to play a role in serum vitamin D3-binding protein deglycosylation (28), it is conceivable that a glycosidase in the circulation, or on the target cells, may remove the O-glycosylation at T71 of proBNP, which facilitates the proteolytic processing of proBNP for local BNP32 activation.
Pioglitazone therapies supplemented with metformin and alpha glycosidase inhibitors have less impact on the body weight.
Effect of Mori column fraction on intestinal glycosidase activity in mice administered with a high carbohydrate-containing diet.
We have already seen the importance of yeast selection in winemaking and more specifically, yeast produces glycosidase enzymes that break up glycosides (molecules in which a sugar is bound to a non-carbohydrate functional group) into its sugar component and a flavour-bearing molecule.
Antimicrobial activity of glycosidase inhibitory protein isolated from Cyphomandra betacea Sendt.