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Definition of: diastase

(dīə·stās) noun Biochem.
A white, amorphous enzyme that converts starch and glycogen into dextrin and sugar (chiefly maltose): found in germinating grain and in various parts of plants and in animal fluids, as saliva, pancreatic juice, etc.; an amylase. [<F <Gk. diastasis a separation <dia- apart + histanai set, cause to stand]
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a·sta′sic, dia·stat′ic (-statik) adjective

Most often used phrases:

pas diastase
enzyme diastase
diastase activity
diastase stain

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diastase.com

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