What does Diastase mean?

Diastase in AZ Dictionary

(n) An amylase or a mixture of amylases that is present in milk hence converts starch to dextrin and maltose.
(n) Any one of a small grouping of enzymes which catalyses the breakdown of starch into maltose; mostly amylase
(n) A soluble enzyme, effective at converting starch and dextrin into sugar.

Diastase in Apiculture Dictionary

A starch digesting enzyme in honey negatively suffering from temperature; used in some countries to evaluate quality and warming history of kept honey. by Brooks BengeReport definition

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