Dextrin vs Ptyalin - What's the difference?

dextrin | ptyalin |


As nouns the difference between dextrin and ptyalin

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

dextrin

English

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia dextrin)
  • (carbohydrate) Any of a range of polymers of glucose, intermediate in complexity between maltose and starch, produced by the enzymatic hydrolysis of starch; used commercially as adhesives
  • Synonyms

    * when used as a food additive

    ptyalin

    English

    Noun

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

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