isomaltase


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isomaltase

/iso·mal·tase/ (i″so-mawl´tās) α.

isomaltase

an intestinal mucosal enzyme that hydrolyzes isomaltose.
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Such features include polarization of the monolayer development of brush borders and enhanced alkaline phosphatase sucrose isomaltase and aminopeptidase activities (Pinto 1983).
Starch is digested through a two step procedure, with alpha amylase breaking it down to disaccharides, before sucrose, isomaltase, maltase, glyco-amylase and lactase break them into digestable mono-saccharides.
Congenital sucrase- isomaltase deficiency presenting with failure to thrive, hypercalcemia, and nephrocalcinosis.
This chapter would have been improved with a brief mention of other malabsorption syndromes such as intestinal lymphangiectasia, transporter defects such as oasthouse syndrome and enzyme deficiencies such a trehalase and sucrase isomaltase deficiency The section on anorexia nervosa seems to be predominantly a psychological overview.
2001), who have observed that mangiferin inhibits the vital intestinal enzymes such as sucrase, isomaltase and aldose reductase in rats at higher concentrations.
Alpha-amylase is secreted by the pancreas, while isomaltase, maltase-glucoamylase, trehalase and lactase are secreted by the intestinal mucosa (Harmon, 1993).
1992; Waldo, 1973), as a consequence of the low levels of pancreatic amylase, intestinal maltase and isomaltase (Keller et al.