Starch

Relationship Between Salivary/Pancreatic Amylase and Body Mass Index: A Systems Biology Approach

BACKGROUND: Salivary (AMY1) and pancreatic (AMY2) amylases hydrolyze starch. Copy number of AMY1A (encoding AMY1) was reported to be higher in populations with a high-starch diet and reduced in obese people. These results based on quantitative PCR …