salivary amylase


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salivary amylase

[′sal·ə‚ver·ē ′am·ə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
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The performed analysis covered the activity of HEX (EC 3.2.1.52), its isoenzymes HEX A and HEX B, GLU (EC 3.2.1.31), GAL (EC 3.2.1.23), MAN (EC 3.2.1.24), FUC (EC 3.2.1.51), and salivary amylase (EC 3.2.1.1) as well as total protein concentration.
In summary, we observed metabolic changes in the brain and skeletal muscles, as well as reductions in subjective pain, muscle tension, and salivary amylase, after SMT intervention.
Anaerobic threshold determination with analysis of salivary amylase. Canadian Journal Applied Physiology.
Additionally, even if electrophoresis of salivary amylase or genetic testing will be used to ultimately confirm species identification, the few minutes required to take external measurements will provide a substantial failsafe in the event that tissue samples are lost or degraded and fail to produce unequivocal identification.
Bosch et al, reported a two-fold increase in the salivary amylase level because of psychological stress.
Specifically, higher salivary amylase activity is related to lower blood glucose.
Changes in starch consistency in the mouth are directly related to salivary amylase activity.
They are produced by different organs: pancreatic amylase is produced by the pancreas and released into the intestinal tract; salivary amylase is synthesised in salivary glands and secreted in saliva.
One set of preparations was submitted to two hours of 0.1% salivary amylase digestion at 37[degrees]C; and the other remained as an undigested control.
Antibodies directed against prostatic-specific antigen, pepsinogen II, cathepsin E, and salivary amylase were used to exclude the possibility that the mucinous area represented a metastasis from a primary tumor in the prostate, digestive tract, or salivary glands, respectively.
"If confirmed in bigger studies, the outcome may have clinical importance.Thus, low salivary amylase individuals who chronically ingest starch, in the form of rice for example, as is the case in the Middle East region, should eventually be considered to be at-risk of developing metabolic disorders, and therefore preventive nutritional and behavioral counseling should be provided to them."