maltase


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α-d-glu·co·si·dase

(glū-kō'si-dās),
Maltase; a glucohydrolase removing terminal nonreducing 1,4-linked α-glucose residues by hydrolysis, yielding α-glucose; a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme is associated with glycogen storage disease type II. At least five isozymes of maltase exist.
Synonym(s): glucoinvertase

maltase

(môl′tās′, -tāz′)
n.
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of maltose to glucose.

maltase

An enzyme that splits MALTOSE.

maltase

an enzyme that hydrolyses MALTOSE to glucose. In mammals it is produced in the CRYPT OF LIEBERKUHN in the SMALL INTESINE and is present in the SUCCUS ENTERICUS. Maltase is also present in many seeds.
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Furthermore, the activity of sucrase or maltase in jejunum as well as amylase or trypsin in pancreas was not affected by lipase addition in the current study.
idella the mid intestine showed the highest activity for amylase and maltase when compared to anterior and posterior segments.
Decreased maltase and sucrase activities thus have a high positive predictive value for the degree of mucosal villous atrophy.
The activity of lysosomal acid maltase measured in leukocytes was significantly decreased and the genetic studies revealed c.-32-13T>G homozygous mutation in the intron 1.
The inhibitory potency of WEAX against intestinal maltase was 1000-2000 times less compared to acarbose (a positive control).
(2.) Trend PS, Wiles CM, Spencer GT, et al; Acid maltase deficiency in adults.
This measure, the Ministry pointed out, is "precautionary" after security information indicated that some Maltase people have been providing logistic help to militia groups in the country.
These nonabsorbable disaccharides are hydrolyzed to absorbable monosaccharides by disaccharidase enzymes present in the small-intestinal mucosa: lactase, sucrase, maltase, and isomaltose, respectively.
of age, they were sacrificed by cervical dislocation, 30 chicks / treatment / interval to extract, at temperatures between 0 and 4[degrees]C, the duodenal segments and pancreas from which the homogenates were prepared to determine intestinal enzyme activity for maltase, sucrase, alkaline phosphatase and phytase.
(29) A similar difference between Cvd and GF mice was found for radiolabeled compounds incorporated into individual protein molecules in the MVM fraction, such as sucraseisomaltase complex and maltase protein, which were isolated by immunoprecipitation with a polyclonal rabbit antibody against each molecule.
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.1