\dˈa͡ɪəstˌe͡ɪs], \dˈaɪəstˌeɪs], \d_ˈaɪ_ə_s_t_ˌeɪ_s]\
Definitions of DIASTASE
- 2010 - Medical Dictionary Database
- 1898 - Warner's pocket medical dictionary of today.
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1920 - A dictionary of scientific terms.
- 1846 - Medical lexicon: a dictionary of medical science
- 1898 - American pocket medical dictionary
- 1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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A group of amylolytic enzymes that cleave starch, glycogen, and related alpha-1,4-glucans. (Stedman, 25th ed) EC 3.2.1.-.
By DataStellar Co., Ltd
By William R. Warner
A peculiar substance generated during the germination of grain, one part of which is potent enough to convert 2,000 of starch, first into dextrine and then into sugar. See Diastasis.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
A peculiar azotised principle having the property of converting starch into sugar; a white amorphous substance produced in germinating seeds, and in buds during their development.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D.
Same etymon as Diastasis. A vegetable principle, allied in its general properties to gluten, which appears in the germination of barley and other seeds, and, by its presence, converts the starch into sugar and gum.
By Robley Dunglison
By Willam Alexander Newman Dorland
A starch-digesting enzyme found in plants, particularly in the germinating seeds. It may be identical with ptyalin. It is used for the digestion of starches.
By Smith Ely Jelliffe
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