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(Science: physiology) Of or pertaining to saliva; producing or carrying saliva; as, the salivary ferment; the salivary glands; the salivary ducts, etc.

Origin: L. Salivarius slimy, clammy: cf. F. Salivaire.

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Re: Competitive/Non competitive inhibitors

taking alpha-amylase (eg: salivary amylase in human) you can easily get it by extraction from common beans ( Phaseolus vulgaris ). But the purification techniques may be complex process, which include heat treatment in acidic medium and ...

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by greatmicrobiologist
Sat Sep 03, 2011 8:19 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Competitive/Non competitive inhibitors
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select and write answer..

... C.respiratory membrane. D.parietal membrane. 4. cocoon the earthworm is formed by the secretions of ------------gland. A.clilellar. B.prostate. C.salivary. D.intestinal. 5. in -------- brain shows accumulation of amyloid protien plaques. A.alzheimers disease. B.sickle cell anaemia. C.turner's ...

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by manish94
Fri Apr 29, 2011 6:21 am
Forum: General Discussion
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... species. Protozoans that cause malaria, for instance, go through an extremely complex cycle inside the mosquito, eventually congregating in the salivary glands, from which they may infect avian, primate, rodent, or reptilian hosts, depending on the malaria species. The HIV virus, however, does ...

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by sharleenreyna
Wed Apr 20, 2011 9:15 am
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Confused By Question

basically think of the different enzymes used and e.g. pepsin, salivary amylase etc. for example you can break down a disaccharide into two monosaccharides by adding water to hydrolyze a bond.

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by mith
Thu Jan 07, 2010 5:13 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Confused By Question
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Re: Help! I am in a digestive crisis!

Carbohydrate Enzymes Salivary Amylase (ptyalin) - made in the salivary glands, functions in mouth to hydrolyze (break down) starch to maltose (disaccharide) Pancreatic Amylase - made in the pancreas, functions in the small intestine ...

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by SOS
Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:21 pm
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Help! I am in a digestive crisis!
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