Definition of Amylases

1. Noun. (plural of amylase) ¹



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Definition of Amylases

1. amylase [n] - See also: amylase

Medical Definition of Amylases

1. A group of amylolytic enzymes that cleave starch, glycogen, and related alpha-1,4-glucans. Registry number: EC 3.2.1.- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amylases

amygdaloside
amygdalotomy
amygdals
amygdule
amygdules
amyl
amyl alcohol
amyl hydrate
amyl nitrate
amyl nitrite
amyl valerate
amylaceous
amylaemia
amylase
amylase-creatinine clearance ratio
amylases (current term)
amylasuria
amylate
amylates
amylene
amylenes
amylic
amylic fermentation
amylin
amylmetacresol
amylo-
amylobacter
amylobacters
amylobarbitone
amylocaine

Literary usage of Amylases

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1. Enzymes and Their Applications by Jean Effront, Samuel Cate Prescott (1902)
"Different amylases.—Ptyalin.—Diastase of raw grains and diastase of sprouted ... WHEN we study amylases of different sources from the point of view of their ..."

2. Enzymes and Their Applications by Jean Effront, Samuel Cate Prescott (1902)
"WHEN we study amylases of different sources from the point of view of their action on starch, we are struck with certain characteristic peculiarities, ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1922)
"Effects of certain antiseptics upon the activity of amylases: HC SHERMAN and ... The influence of toluene, formaldehyde and copper sulphate upon amylases of ..."

4. Year Book by Carnegie Institution of Washington (1920)
"The work on the action of amylases and digestive secretions upon starches of different origin, preliminary results of which were outlined in our last report ..."

5. Year books by Plainfield High School (Plainfield, N.J.) (1919)
"The work on the action of amylases and digestive secretions upon starches of different origin, preliminary results of which were outlined in our last report ..."

6. Les enzymes et leurs applications by Jean Effront (1899)
"Lorsqu'on étudie les amylases de différentes provenances au point de vue de leur action sur l'amidon et sur l'empois, on est frappé par certaines ..."

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