maltase

(redirected from A-glucosidase)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical.

maltase

[′mȯl‚tās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of maltose to dextrose.
References in periodicals archive ?
SB1 was therefore selected for on-line HPLC-BCD analysis to identify the major a-glucosidase inhibitors.
Acarbose served as an inhibitor for interfering a-glucosidase present in neutrophils and allowed the lysosomal enzyme implicated in Pompe disease to be selectively analyzed.
The search for the constituents reducing a-glucosidase activity led to the finding of active compounds in the fruiting body of Ganoderma lucidum.
This innovative new chromogenic medium contains the substrate 5-bromo-4-chloro-3-indolyl-a, D-glucopyranoside, which is cleaved by the enzyme a-glucosidase, expressed by E.
The heterogeneous presentation of Pompe disease results, at least in part, as a consequence of different mutations in the lysosomal acid a-glucosidase gene, leading to variation in the functional capacity of the mutant enzyme (2, 3).
Double-reciprocal plots of enzyme kinetics demonstrated a noncompetitive inhibition of a-glucosidase activity (Fig.
AT2220 is designed to selectively bind to and stabilize acid a-glucosidase (GAA), the enzyme deficient in Pompe disease.
b) Percentage of each disorder group with total acid a-glucosidase concentrations above the 95th percentile of the control population (34.
A Phase IIb study of MX-3253, an oral a-glucosidase I inhibitor for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus infections currently enrolling patients in combination with peginterferon alfa-2b with and without ribavirin, with results of the study expected in mid-calendar 2006.