Definition of Amylopsin

1. n. The diastase of the pancreatic juice.



Definition of Amylopsin

1. Noun. (enzyme) A pancreatic form of amylase. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Amylopsin

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Amylopsin

1. The amylase of pancreatic juice. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amylopsin

amyloidosis cutis
amyloidosis of multiple myeloma
amyloidotic
amyloids
amylolysis
amylolytic
amylomaltase
amylopectin
amylopectin 6-glucanohydrolase
amylopectin synthase
amylopectinosis
amylopectins
amylophagia
amyloplast
amyloplasts
amylopsin (current term)
amylopsins
amylopullulanase
amylorrhoea
amylose
amyloses
amylosuria
amyls
amylum
amylums
amyluria
amyocardia
amyoesthesia
amyoplasia congenita

Literary usage of Amylopsin

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1. Organic Agricultural Chemistry (the Chemistry of Plants and Animals); a by Joseph Scudder Chamberlain (1916)
"The first enzyme acting on carbohydrate food in the intestine is the starch-hydrolyzing enzyme amylopsin. This enzyme is present in the pancreatic juice ..."

2. The Cancer Problem by William Seaman Bainbridge (1914)
"THE ENZYME TREATMENT (Trypsin and amylopsin, Plus Re'g-ime ) Dr. John Beard,1 one of the ... amylopsin ..."

3. Principles of Human Nutrition: A Study in Practical Dietetics by Whitman Howard Jordan (1912)
"amylopsin. -— We have seen that starch is acted upon to a small extent by the saliva, ... This pancreatic diastase, called amylopsin by some authors, ..."

4. The Conquest of cancer by Caleb Williams Saleeby (1907)
"CHAPTER XIX amylopsin AND ECLAMPSIA THE present chapter, it must be recognized at once, is in the condition of Dr. Beard's theory of the nature of cancer ..."

5. The Journal of Anatomy and Physiology by Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland (1905)
"Let us now follow the amylopsin and ascertain what happens to it. ... By the action of the amylopsin starch is converted into sugar, or, as I prefer to ..."

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