diastase definition

  • noun:
    • An amylase or a mixture of amylases that is present in milk hence converts starch to dextrin and maltose.
    • Any one of a small grouping of enzymes which catalyses the breakdown of starch into maltose; mostly amylase
    • A soluble enzyme, effective at converting starch and dextrin into sugar.
    • A substance existing in barley, oats, grain, and potatoes after germination.
    • An amylase or a mixture of amylases that's found in milk and therefore converts starch to dextrin and maltose.
    • Any one of several enzymes which catalyses the break down of starch into maltose; mainly amylase
    • A soluble chemical, with the capacity of transforming starch and dextrin into sugar.
    • A substance current in barley, oats, grain, and potatoes after germination.

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