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alpha-Amylases MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
alpha-Amylases
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.066.050
Unique ID
D000516
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000516
Scope Note
Enzymes that catalyze the endohydrolysis of 1,4-alpha-glycosidic linkages in STARCH; GLYCOGEN; and related POLYSACCHARIDES and OLIGOSACCHARIDES containing 3 or more 1,4-alpha-linked D-glucose units.
Entry Term(s)
Alpha-Amylase Bayer
Maxilase
Mégamylase
Taka-Amylase A
alpha-1,4-D-Glucanglucanohydrolase
alpha-Amylase
Registry Number
EC 3.2.1.1
Related Numbers
9000-90-2
CAS Type 1 Name
1,4-alpha-D-Glucan glucanohydrolase
Previous Indexing
Amylases (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
2009; see ALPHA-AMYLASE 1984-2008, see AMYLASES 1978-1983
History Note
2009(1978)
Date Established
1984/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/15
Revision Date
2016/07/05
alpha-Amylases Preferred
Taka-Amylase A Narrower
Mégamylase Narrower
Alpha-Amylase Bayer Narrower
Maxilase Narrower
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