salivary amylase


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salivary amylase

[′sal·ə‚ver·ē ′am·ə‚lās]
(biochemistry)
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The association between the SiC--questionnaire score and the salivary amylase response was notable only in non school going boys but not among other groups and this finding need to be confirmed.
Specifically, higher salivary amylase activity is related to lower blood glucose.
The findings, by researchers from the Monell Center, are the first to demonstrate a significant metabolic role for salivary amylase in starch digestion, suggesting that this oral enzyme may contribute significantly to overall metabolic status.
Changes in starch consistency in the mouth are directly related to salivary amylase activity.
When consecutive segments were submitted to glycogen digestion with salivary amylase, there was negative PAS reaction in these zones (Fig.
Antibodies or antisera directed against PSA, pepsinogen II, E-cathepsin, and salivary amylase gave negative immunoreactions, ruling out metastasis from the prostate, digestive tract, and salivary glands.
The study revealed that changes of starch consistency in the mouth were directly related to salivary amylase activity.
100% of P-AMY and 5% of S-AMY activity because 95% of pure human salivary amylase (Calibzyme AMY [S]) activity is inhibited and pure human pancreatic amylase (Calibzyme AMY [P]) is not.
Kinetic constants of pancreatic and salivary amylase were determined using Eadie-Hofstee linear transformation plots.
The variations of the salivary amylase activity parallel the CA VI concentrations and show an identical decline during sleep, suggesting that both enzymes are secreted via similar mechanisms and are possibly present in the same secretory granules.