Definition of Diastatic

1. a. Relating to diastase; having the properties of diastase; effecting the conversion of starch into sugar.



Definition of Diastatic

1. Adjective. (context: of a grain or malt) Having germinated, resulting in the presence of enzymes that convert starch into sugar. ¹

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Definition of Diastatic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Diastatic

1. Relating to diastase; having the properties of diastase; effecting the conversion of starch into sugar. "The influence of acids and alkalies on the diastatic action of saliva." (Lauder Brunton) Origin: Gr. Separative. See Diastase. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diastatic

diascordium
diaspora
diasporan
diasporas
diaspore
diaspores
diasporic
diastalsis
diastaltic
diastase
diastases
diastasic
diastasis
diastasis recti
diastasuria
diastatic (current term)
diastatic skull fracture
diastem
diastema
diastemal
diastemas
diastemata
diastematic
diastematomyelia
diastems
diaster
diastereocontrol
diastereofacial
diastereoisomer

Literary usage of Diastatic

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1. A Text-book of the Physiological Chemistry of the Animal Body: Including an by Arthur Gamgee (1893)
"Thus Roberts, as we have already stated, found that the diastatic ... Attempts to isolate the diastatic Ferment. ments of Bou- to separate the agent which ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"The Presence of a diastatic Ferment in Leukocytes. —It was first shown by Bial in 1892 that the blood and lymph contained a ferment which was capable of ..."

3. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1898)
"The product thus obtained is called Taka- H^ Moyashi, and is used as the seed spore in the manufacture of diastatic substances. To produce diastatic ..."

4. Practical Physiology of Plants by Francis Darwin, Edward Hamilton Acton (1909)
"(2) Compare the diastatic power of malt and un- germinated barley. (3) Shew that cold water extract of malt has diastatic power, but that cold water extract ..."

5. Ferments and Their Actions by Karl Oppenheimer (1901)
"diastatic FERMENTS IN THE BODIES OF ANIMALS. AN important part is also played by diastatic ferments in the digestive process of animals, ..."

6. Enzymes and Their Applications by Jean Effront, Samuel Cate Prescott (1902)
"The diastatic property and the diastase itself.—Works of Bunzen, Hüfner, Naegeli. ... We have also seen that diastatic actions are characterized by the ..."

7. Enzymes and Their Applications by Jean Effront, Samuel Cate Prescott (1902)
"Means of distinguishing a diastatic action from a purely chemical action. ... Law of proportionality in diastatic action.—Means of distinguishing the work ..."

8. Enzymes and Their Applications by Jean Effront, Samuel Cate Prescott (1902)
"Means of distinguishing the work of organized ferments from diastatic action.—Means of isolating the diastase from the medium which contains it. ..."

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