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amylases

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
amylases

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Enzymes that hydrolyse α(1–4) glycosidic linkages in glucose polymers such as starch. There are two isoenzymes of the endoglycosylase α-amylase

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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