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Descriptor English: Amylases
Descriptor Spanish: Amilasas
Descriptor Portuguese: Amilases
Descriptor French: Amylases
Entry term(s): Amylase
Diastase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.450.066
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000681
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
Registry Number: EC 3.2.1.-
Public MeSH Note: 78; was AMYLASE 1963-77
Online Note: use AMYLASES to search AMYLASE 1966-77
History Note: 78; was AMYLASE 1963-77
DeCS ID: 695
Unique ID: D000681
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
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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