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You will remember that starch in the growing corn grain was changed to grape sugar by an enzyme called diastase.A Civic Biology|George William Hunter
The distiller mixes the malt with warm water, whereupon the diastase commences the conversion of the starch of the grain.The Romance of War Inventions|Thomas W. Corbin
This is effected by a secretion called diastase which is found in the tubers in the immediate vicinity of the eyes or buds.
For the conversion of potato or other starch into dextrine, by the action of diastase, see this article.
Gum arabic, cane sugar, and beer yeast, suffer no change from diastase.