Term Information [More information on alpha-amylase activity]

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
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
Comment
None
History
See term history for GO:0004556 at QuickGO
Subset
gosubset_prok
Community
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Ancestors of alpha-amylase activity (GO:0004556)
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alpha-amylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) molecular_function (GO:0003674)
alpha-amylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) catalytic activity (GO:0003824)
alpha-amylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity (GO:0016787)
alpha-amylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, acting on glycosyl bonds (GO:0016798)
alpha-amylase activity [Inferred is_a relation] is_a (inferred) hydrolase activity, hydrolyzing O-glycosyl compounds (GO:0004553)
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) [negatively_regulates relation] negatively_regulates  alpha-amylase activity