Term Information

Accession
GO:0004556
Name
alpha-amylase activity
Ontology
molecular_function
Synonyms
1,4-alpha-D-glucan glucanohydrolase activity, alpha amylase activity, endoamylase activity, taka-amylase A, glycogenase activity
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
Catalysis of the endohydrolysis of (1->4)-alpha-D-glucosidic linkages in polysaccharides containing three or more alpha-(1->4)-linked D-glucose units. Source: EC:3.2.1.1, EC:3.2.1.1
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004556 at QuickGO
Subset
None
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Parents of alpha-amylase activity (GO:0004556)
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alpha-amylase activity [is_a relation] is_a  amylase activity (GO:0016160)
Children of alpha-amylase activity (GO:0004556)
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alpha-amylase inhibitor activity (GO:0015066) [RO:0002212 relation] RO:0002212  alpha-amylase activity