Definition of Diastase. Meaning of Diastase. Synonyms of Diastase

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Definition of Diastase

Diastase
Diastase Di"a*stase, n. [Gr. ? separation, fr. ?, ? to stand apart; dia` through + ?, ?, to stand, set: cf. F. diastase. Cf. Diastasis.] (Physiol. Chem.) A soluble, nitrogenous ferment, capable of converting starch and dextrin into sugar. Note: The name is more particularly applied to that ferment formed during the germination of grain, as in the malting of barley; but it is also occasionally used to designate the amylolytic ferment contained in animal fluids, as in the saliva.

Meaning of Diastase from wikipedia

- A diastase (/ˈdaɪəsteɪz/; from Gr**** διάστασις, "separation") is any one of a group of enzymes that catalyses the breakdown of starch into maltose. Alpha...
- Periodic acid–Schiff–diastase (PAS-D, PAS diastase) stain is a periodic acid–Schiff (PAS) stain used in combination with diastase, an enzyme that breaks...
- is often used as a counterstain. • PAS diastase stain (PAS-D) is PAS stain used in combination with diastase, an enzyme that breaks down glycogen. •...
- reveal PAS-positive, diastase-resistant granules. Unlike glycogen and other mucins which are diastase sensitive (i.e., diastase treatment disables PAS...
- identified. French chemist Anselme Payen was the first to discover an enzyme, diastase, in 1833. A few decades later, when studying the fermentation of sugar...
- Takadiastase is a form of diastase which results from the growth, development, and nutrition of a distinct microscopic fungus known as Aspergillus oryzae...
- 1795 – 12 May 1871) was a French chemist known for discovering the enzyme diastase, and the carbohydrate cellulose. Payen was born in Paris. He began studying...
- "Mémoire sur la diastase, les prin****ux produits de ses réactions et leurs applications aux arts industriels" [Memoir on diastase, the prin****l products...
- über Acetonämie, Glycerin-Behandlung des Diabetes und Einspritzungen von Diastase in’s Blut bei dieser Krankheit., Deutsches Archiv für klinische Medicin...
- capsulatum. Methenamine silver stain. Histoplasma. PAS diastase stain. Histoplasma in a granuloma. PAS diastase stain. Histoplasma in a granuloma. GMS stain. Fungi...
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