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amylase

Elizabeth Martin

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

Second edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199545155
Published online January 2009 | e-ISBN: 9780191727276
amylase

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Any enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of starch or glycogen. The two forms are:

α-amylase, occurring in saliva (when

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