ptyalin

Common name for a -amylase found in saliva.

ptyalin

[n] - an amylase secreted in saliva
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Ptyalin

Pty'a·lin noun [ Greek ... spittle. See Ptyalism .] (Physiol. Chem.) An unorganized amylolytic ferment, on enzyme, present in human mixed saliva and in the saliva of some animals.
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ptyalin

<physiology> An unorganised amylolytic ferment, on enzyme, present in human mixed saliva and in the saliva of some animals. ... Origin: Gr. Spittle. ... See: Ptyalism. ... Source: Websters Dictionary ... (01 Mar 1998) ...
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ptyalin

noun an amylase secreted in saliva
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ptyalin

(ti´ә-lin) α-amylase occurring in saliva.
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Ptyalin

• (n.) An unorganized amylolytic ferment, on enzyme, present in human mixed saliva and in the saliva of some animals.
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ptyalin

(from the article `amylase`) Alpha-amylase is widespread among living organisms. In the digestive systems of humans and many other mammals, an alpha-amylase called ptyalin is ...
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ptyalin

ptyalin (tī'ulin) : see amylase.
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ptyalin

Type: Term Pronunciation: tī′ă-lin Synonyms: α-amylase
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ptyalin

(ti;ua-lin) An enzyme in saliva that catalyzes the hydrolysis of starch into smaller molecules; also called salivary amylase.
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ptyalin

(ti;ua-lin) An enzyme in saliva that catalyzes the hydrolysis of starch into smaller molecules; also called salivary amylase.
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