maltase

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maltase

[′mȯl‚tās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of maltose to dextrose.
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Pentacyclic triterpenes as a-glucosidase and a-amylase inhibitors: Structure-activity relationships and the synergism with acarbose.
Shetty, "Inhibitory potential of wine and tea against a-amylase and a-glucosidase for management of hyperglycemia linked to type 2 diabetes," Journal of Food Biochemistry, vol.
In this study, we investigated in vitro inhibitory effects of two Sorbus species on a-glucosidase and a-amylase activities.
Inhibition of a-Glucosidase Activity by N-Hydroxycinnamoyl Amides and Cinnamic Acids.
[1,2] There is degeneration of muscle due to progressive intracellular accumulation of glycogen as a result of deficiency of lysosomal enzyme, acid a-glucosidase (GAA).
A series of enzymes have been found in this material: esterase, malate dehydrogenase, lactate dehydrogenase and a-glycerophosphate dehydrogenase [1], anti-oxidant enzymes (catalase, glutathione S-transferase and superoxide dismutase) [2], a-glucosidase [3].
This is done by retarding the absorption of glucose through the inhibition of the carbohydrate-hydrolysing enzymes a-glucosidase and a-amylase in the digestive tract.
Comparing biochemical parameters between normospermic and azoospermic men attending Avicenna Infertility Clinic Variables Azoospermic Normospermic Neutral a-glucosidase 14.1 [+ or -] 10.7 25.6 [+ or -] 16.3 (mU/ml) Fructose (mg/dl) 263.1 [+ or -] 89.8 283.4 [+ or -] 98.1 Inhibin B (pg/ml) 88.6 [+ or -] 129.9 629 [+ or -] 965.2 AMH (ng/ml) 0.7 [+ or -] 3.1 5.5 [+ or -] 7.5 FSH (mIU/ml) 24.4 [+ or -] 18.0 -- LH (mIU/ml) 9.0 [+ or -] 5.6 -- Testosterone (ng/ml) 7.2 [+ or -] 2.5 -- -- The reported parameters have been presented as M [+ or -] SD -- Mann-Whitney Table 3.
Li, Grape skin extract inhibits mammalian intestinal a-glucosidase activitand suppresses postprandial glycemic response in streptozocin-treated mice, Food Chem., 126, (2011).
The complete enzymatic hydrolysis of cellulosic materials needs different types of cellulase; endoglucanase (1,4-a-D-glucan-4-glucanohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.4), exocellobiohydrolase (1,4-a-D-glucan glucohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.74) and a-glucosidase (a-D-glucoside glucohydrolase; EC 3.2.1.21) (Pandey et al.