Amylase vs Ptyalin - What's the difference?

amylase | ptyalin |


As nouns the difference between amylase and ptyalin

is that amylase is amylase (type of enzyme) while ptyalin is (enzyme) a form of amylase found in saliva that breaks down starch into maltose and dextrin.

amylase

Noun

(en noun)
  • (enzyme) Any of a class of digestive enzymes, present in saliva, that break down complex carbohydrates such as starch into simpler sugars such as glucose.
  • ptyalin

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (enzyme) A form of amylase found in saliva that breaks down starch into maltose and dextrin.
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