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  • n. Any enzyme that hydrolyses glucosides

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Examples

  • In Pompe disease, a gene mutation prevents the body from making or making enough of an enzyme called acid alpha-glucosidase, which is necessary for proper muscle functioning.

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  • An inherited disease, Pompe is caused by the deficiency or lack of the enzyme acid alpha-glucosidase, which is needed for muscle development and function.

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  • It is caused by mutations in a gene that makes an enzyme called alpha-glucosidase, which is used to break down sugar for energy.

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  • People with the disease are deficient in an enzyme known as acid alpha-glucosidase, which is responsible for breaking down glycogen, a form of sugar stored in muscle cells.

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  • In fact, three of the newer medicines — acarbose and miglitol (both alpha-glucosidase inhibitors) and nateglinide (a meglitinide) — actually decrease HbA1c less than some of the older drugs.

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  • In fact, three of the newer medicines—acarbose and miglitol (both alpha-glucosidase inhibitors) and nateglinide (a meglitinide)—actually decrease HbA1c less than some of the older drugs.

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  • Studies show that the newest medicines like the thiazolidinediones, meglitinides, alpha glucosidase inhibitors, and the drug Januvia are not any more effective than those that have been around for decades, such as the sulfonylureas and metformin.

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  • Aspergillus niger reportedly produces large amounts of alpha-amylase and alpha - (1,6) - glucosidase, but less cellulase.

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  • Utilization of the cellulase and - glucosidase to saccharify cellulose yields 5-15 percent glucose syrups in continuous hydrolysis or 10-30 percent glucose syrups in batch hydrolysis.

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  • It is caused by a deficiency in the lysosomal enzyme acid alpha glucosidase which leads to the accumulation of glycogen in muscle cell lysosomes and results in cell death.

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