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Descriptor in English: Amylases
Descriptor in Spanish: Amilasas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Amilases
Descriptor in French: Amylases
Entry term(s): Amylase
Diastase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.450.066
Scope note: A group of amylolytic enzymes that cleave starch, glycogen, and related alpha-1,4-glucans. (Stedman, 25th ed) EC 3.2.1.-.
Annotation: amylase isoenzymes: index under AMYLASES (IM) + ISOENZYMES (IM), not ISOAMYLASE; amylases/blood: consider HYPERAMYLASEMIA
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Online Note: use AMYLASES to search AMYLASE 1966-77
History Note: 78; was AMYLASE 1963-77
DeCS UI: 695
Descriptor UI: D000681
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2003/07/09
Amylases - Preferred
Concept UI M0001046
Scope note A group of amylolytic enzymes that cleave starch, glycogen, and related alpha-1,4-glucans. (Stedman, 25th ed) EC 3.2.1.-.
Preferred term Amylases
Entry term(s) Amylase
Diastase



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