Meaning diastase
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diastase


enzyme or group of enzymes found in a seed and capable of converting starch into sugar, coined 1833 by Payen and Persoz from Greek diastasis "a setting apart," from dia- "across" ( [..]
Source: etymonline.com

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diastase


A group of amylolytic Enzymes that cleave Starch, glycogen, and related alpha-1,4-Glucans. (Stedman, 25th ed) EC 3.2.1.-.
Source: online-medical-dictionary.org

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diastase


An enzyme mixture capable of gelatinizing and converting starch to dextrins and sugars.
Source: winning-homebrew.com

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diastase


An enzyme that breaks down the carbohydrate maltose into glucose.
Source: deerlandenzymes.com


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