an enzyme of the pancreatic juice that converts starch into sugar; pancreatic amylase
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How to use amylopsin in a sentence
The amylopsin likewise in the pancreatic secretion acts upon the starch and dextrin, changing them to maltose.Dietetics for Nurses | Fairfax T. Proudfit
amylopsin completes the digestion of starch that was begun by the saliva.
amylopsin, the starch-digesting enzym, appears to be very similar to ptyalin in its power to digest carbohydrates.
One part of amylopsin can change forty thousand times its bulk of starch to glucose.
amylopsin is much more powerful and rapid than the ptyalin of the saliva, especially on uncooked starch.The Chemistry of Food and Nutrition | A. W. Duncan