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maltase

Saltos de línea: malt|ase
Pronunciación: /ˈmɒlteɪz
 
, ˈmɔːl-/

Definición de maltase en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] Biochemistry
An enzyme, present in saliva and pancreatic juice, which catalyses the breakdown of maltose and similar sugars to form glucose.
Example sentences
  • Dietary coriander and onion prominently stimulated the activities of the disaccharidases sucrase, lactase and maltase of intestinal mucosa.
  • Deletion of the gene encoding maltase causes a nonfermentable phenotype but maltose induction of maltose permease is unaffected, indicating that this enzyme is not required for induction but only for utilization of maltose.
  • Interestingly, single dose administration of spices other than curcumin and onion did not increase intestinal maltase unlike their dietary intake.

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