Results for: Amylase

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Why is amylase important?

because it contain certain enzymes which helps in the breaking down  of complex sugars into simple sugars
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What is the function of amylase?

amylase is a carbohydrate digesting enzyme that converts carbs into dextrins and then into maltose Amylase is the enzyme that hydrolyzes amylose. Amylase breaks down carbohyd (MORE)
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What is the action of a amylase?

  Amylase, an enzyme made in pancreas and mouth, is an enzyme that breaks down carbohydrates.
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Is amylase organic?

  yes it is since it is an enzyme that is made by the human body to break down starch
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Is amylase an intracellular enzyme?

Amylase is an enzyme in your saliva which can break down starch to sugar in a a matter of minutes or seconds. The salivary glands in your mouth release the amylase to break do (MORE)

How is amylase denatured?

Amylase (or any enzymes for that matter) all denature when the temperature or pH level strays too far from the optimal level. For example, the amylase works in a slightly basi (MORE)
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Where is amylase released?

The enzyme amylase is released in the mouth, referred as the  salivary amylase, and in the duodenum of the small intestine by the  pancreas, referred as the pancreatic amyla (MORE)