Maltose vs Ptyalin - What's the difference?

maltose | ptyalin |


As nouns the difference between maltose and ptyalin

is that maltose is (carbohydrate) a disaccharide, c12h22o11 formed from the digestion of starch by amylase; is converted to glucose by maltase while ptyalin is (enzyme) a form of amylase found in saliva that breaks down starch into maltose and dextrin.

maltose

Noun

  • (carbohydrate) A disaccharide, C12H22O11 formed from the digestion of starch by amylase; is converted to glucose by maltase.
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    ptyalin

    English

    Noun

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