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