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beta-Amylase MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


MeSH Heading
beta-Amylase
Tree Number(s)
D08.811.277.450.066.100
Unique ID
D001614
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001614
Scope Note
An enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of 1,4-alpha-glycosidic linkages in starch, glycogen, and related polysaccharides and oligosaccharides so as to remove successive beta-maltose units from the non-reducing ends of the chains. EC 3.2.1.2.
Registry Number
EC 3.2.1.2
CAS Type 1 Name
1,4-alpha-D-Glucan maltohydrolase
Previous Indexing
Amylases (1966-1977)
Public MeSH Note
91; was see under AMYLASES 1978-90
History Note
91(78); was see under AMYLASES 1978-90
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1977/04/15
Revision Date
2003/07/09
beta-Amylase Preferred
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