Bacterial amylase; Amylase, bacterial; [ChemIDplus] alpha-Amylase, from Bacillus lichenformis; 1,4-alpha-D-Glucan-glucanohydrolase; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
White solid; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS]
Enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of polysaccharides; Usually derived from Bacillus subtilis; Used in starch processing, brewing, distilling, baking, animal feeds, sewage treatment, and as a digestive aid; [Merck Index]
Danger of airway sensitization; [MAK]May cause irritation and respiratory sensitization; [Sigma-Aldrich MSDS] See "Fungal alpha-amylase."
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