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diastase

(dī`əstās'): see amylaseamylase
, enzyme having physiological, commercial, and historical significance, also called diastase. It is found in both plants and animals. Amylase was purified (1835) from malt by Anselme Payen and Jean Persoz.
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diastase

[′di·ə‚stās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of starch to maltose. Also known as vegetable diastase.

diastase

any of a group of enzymes that hydrolyse starch to maltose. They are present in germinated barley and in the pancreas
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MG bodies are stained with PAS diastase, von Kossa and Perl's Prussian blue stains.
c) Rare, small diastaseresistant globular inclusions, PAS stain with diastase.
Serum amylase was 820 U/L (normal up to 125U/L) urine diastase was 293 (normal - 80 to 150).
A single yeast revealed definitive broad-based budding diagnostic of blastomycosis (Periodic acid-Schiff with Diastase, Figure 2D).
Moisture, reducing sugars, sucrose, ash, free acidity, pH, diastase activity, hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) content and Pfund color were measured in triplicate for the honey samples, according to the current standard methods (Table I) proposed in the literature (Bianchi, 1981; Komatsu, 1996; Bogdanov et al.
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dorsata honey, physicochemical characteristics of honey, proline content, HMF content, Diastase number, Invertase number
It also contains diastase, alkaloids, and materials, which are excellent remedies for dysiorexia and weakness resulting from emaciation.
3) Durante a gestacao, a parede abdominal e distendida, a tal ponto que os musculos retos abdominais separam-se na linha media, provocando diastase reta que deixa a parede abdominal formada apenas por pele, tecido subcutaneo, fascia e peritonio.
The diastase number was calculated following the standard method.
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