maltase


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maltase

[′mȯl‚tās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of maltose to dextrose.
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The intent of this study was to evaluate the effect of diets containing wheat or rice brans with or without phytase on production performance, intestinal activity of amylase, sucrase, and maltase and the mRNA expression of SGLT-1 in layers.
Neuromuscular Disorders, Muscular Dystrophy, Acid Maltase Deficiency
Trend PS, Wiles CM, Spencer GT, et al; Acid maltase deficiency in adults.
Studies in infants recovering from enteritis have shown that ingestion of cow's milk protein can cause a marked reduction in lactase, sucrase, and maltase activity (isomaltase activity was not measured), accompanied by histologic changes in jejunal mucosa.
29) A similar difference between Cvd and GF mice was found for radiolabeled compounds incorporated into individual protein molecules in the MVM fraction, such as sucraseisomaltase complex and maltase protein, which were isolated by immunoprecipitation with a polyclonal rabbit antibody against each molecule.
of age, they were sacrificed by cervical dislocation, 30 chicks / treatment / interval to extract, at temperatures between 0 and 4[degrees]C, the duodenal segments and pancreas from which the homogenates were prepared to determine intestinal enzyme activity for maltase, sucrase, alkaline phosphatase and phytase.
Starch is digested through a two step procedure, with alpha amylase breaking it down to disaccharides, before sucrose, isomaltase, maltase, glyco-amylase and lactase break them into digestable mono-saccharides.
It is known by several names: acid maltase deficiency; glycogen storage disease type II; and glycogenosis type II.
One of the main attractions will be keynote speaker John Crowley, best known as the inspiration for the 2010 film Extraordinary Measures, which details his efforts to find a cure for Pompe's disease (or acid maltase deficiency) to save his two youngest children who suffer from it.
Digestive aid What it Digests Amylase Starch & Sugars Maltase Sugars (Maltose) Lipase Fats Bromelain Proteins Papaya Proteins Pepsin Proteins Chymotrypsin Proteins Trypsin Proteins Lactase Lactose
Also the presence of montmorillonite in the diet of broilers significantly increased the activities of maltase, aminopeptidase and alkaline phosphatase in small intestinal mucosa (Ma and Guo, 2008).