(/ˈæmɪleɪz/) is an enzyme
(Latin amylum) into sugars. Amylase
in the saliva
) is an enzyme
EC 220.127.116.11 that hydrolyses alpha bonds
of large, alpha-linked polysaccharides, such as starch
and glycogen, yielding...
(EC 18.104.22.168, β-amylase
, saccharogen amylase
, glycogenase) is an enzyme
with the systematic
name 4-alpha-D-glucan maltohydrolase. This enzyme...
- In molecular
biology, alpha-amylase inhibitor
is a protein family which inhibits mammalian
specifically, by forming
- the mixture. Mashing allows
in the malt (primarily, α-amylase
) to break
down the starch
in the grain
into sugars, typically
- of enzymes
into maltose. Alpha amylase degrades starch
to a mixture
of the disaccharide
maltose; the trisaccharide...
and pancreatin, are commercial mixtures
, lipase, and protease. They are used to treat malabsorption syndrome
alpha-glucosidase, acid maltase, exo-1,4-alpha-glucosidase, glucose amylase
, gamma-1,4-glucan glucohydrolase...
for false positive elevated serum amylase include salivary gland disease
(elevated salivary amylase
obstruction, infarction, cholecystitis...
- genome. One example
of a whole
is the alpha-amylase
1 gene (AMY1) that encodes
has a significant
copy number variation