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an amylase secreted in saliva

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Specimens were available for 373 women and were measured for the presence of salivary alpha-amylase and cortisol, two biomarkers of stress.
Measurements of two stress markers, alpha-amylase and cortisol, were taken.
An enzyme called alpha-amylase that is produced in both the mouth and by the pancreas helps break down starch into maltose and glucose.
MINNEAPOLIS--Increased levels of the stress biomarker alpha-amylase, but not cortisol, are significantly associated with a lower chance of conception, a couple-based, prospective study has shown.
Verenium has granted DSM exclusive licenses to its alpha-amylase and xylanase enzyme products for use in the food and beverage markets.
Levels of cortisol and the enzyme alpha-amylase - an indicator of adrenaline - were also measured on day six of the women's monthly cycle for a period of up to six months, or until they fell pregnant.
It also regulates blood sugar by inhibiting enzymes sucrase and alpha-amylase thus slowing the break-down of carbohydrates into sugar thereby reducing blood sugar levels in the body.
USDA's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service said Syngenta, the Swiss maker of the enzyme, called alpha-amylase, will create an advisory council and take other steps to alleviate concerns by food makers about the genetically engineered corn variety.
This is due to the deactivation of alpha-amylase which is retained by glutenine in quantities that become larger as glutenine becomes larger.
2009, "Starch blocking ability of Phaseolus vulgaris Alpha-amylase inhibitor ([alpha]-AI-1)," Americ.
Phaseolus vulgaris extract has been shown in vitro to inhibit the activity of alpha-amylase and may help promote weight loss by interfering with the digestion of complex CHO to simple, absorbable sugars, potentially reducing carbohydrate-derived calories (12,13).
A total of 119 plasma samples were analysed for the enzymes alpha-amylase, AST, ALT and GGT 6 months after spraying to screen for acute/mid-term toxicity of DDE/DDT in the internal organs--the liver, pancreas, heart and biliary tract.
Pancreatic mass, cellularity, and alpha-amylase and trypsin activity in feedlot steers fed increasing amounts of a high-moisture-corn based diet.
The study, to be conducted at the Philadelphia VA Medical Center and VA Connecticut Healthcare System, will also investigate salivary alpha-amylase as a possible biomarker of the PTSD-related sleep disturbance, and whether neurocognitive impairment is a moderator of treatment response, Dr.
Elka, "Purification and Characterization of a Thermostable Alpha-Amylase from Bacillus licheniformis," J.