glucosidase


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glucosidase

[glü′kō·sə‚dās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes glucosides.
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In the present study, pioglitazone monotherapy and its combination therapy with insulin and sulfonylurea group of drugs led to the most important weight gain; whereas pioglitazone combinations with metformin and alpha glucosidase inhibitors resulted in the lowest weight gain.
Ingested carbohydrates are broken down for absorption by the enzymes sucrase, amylase, and glucosidase.
Nutrients that may slow carbohydrate absorption include white kidney bean (amylase inhibitor), (44-47) InSea[TM] (containing amylase and glucosidase inhibitors from special seaweeds), (48-51) Irvingia (amylase inhibitor) (52-55) and L-arabinose (sucrase inhibitor).
The drugs are known to block glucosidase, which trims sugars from the HIV component gp120 during virus production in host cells.
Typically the plant polyphenols slow down absorption of dietary starch, releasing the glucose less rapidly into the blood stream by impairing the activity of digestive enzymes, such as alpha-amylase and alpha glucosidase.
Injectables Market: (Insulin, exenatide) - Oral Drugs Market: (Metformin, sulfonylureas, thaizolidinediones, dipeptidyl inhibitors, meglitinides, alpha glucosidase inhibitors, combination medications)
Surveyed physicians indicated a strong preference for metformin as first-line treatment and sulfonylureas and alpha glucosidase inhibitors as second-line treatments.
Percentage remaining enzyme activity from 36-day crude enzyme extract (CEE) (10-fold dilution) in the filtrate after 1-5 days of incubation for three soils for lactase (7A) and [beta]- glucosidase (7B) The initial 36-day (10-fold dilution) CEE had enzyme activity 0.
These glucosidases are comprised of two enterocyte membrane bond complexes of N- and C-terminals each, as well as of maltase-glucoamylase (MGAM) and sucrase-isomaltase, making them the ultimate step in producing dietary glucose.
For reactions catalyzed by retaining glucosidases, charge buildup and ring distortion are thought to be important features of the transition state.