Amylase Direct

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Project Description

Sekisui Amylase Direct

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  • For the quantitative measurement of amylase (a1, 4-glucan-4-glucanohydrolase, E.C. activity in serum and plasma.
  • One part, stable liquid; ready to use reagent. Easy to use, no additional reagent preparation required.
  • Short reaction time with no lag phase. Faster throughput on automated analyzers.
  • No significant interferences from triglyceride, glucose, ascorbic acid, bilirubin or hemoglobin. High reliability of testing and fewer re-tests.


Catalogue # Configuration Product Support
80-3603-01 1 x 10 Liter MSDS-pdf MSDS
80-5383-00 10 x 5 mL
80-5451-00 1 x 1 Liter

Product Information

For many years, the levels of serum and plasma amylase in patients have provided needed evidence for the diagnosis of acute pancreatitis. Early assay techniques were based on either a change in the absorption maxima of the complex between starch and iodine as the amylase degraded the starch; or a measurement of the increase in reducing groups as the starch was hydrolyzed by the amylase. These methods are not as reliable and easy to quantitate as spectrophotometric methods using a defined substrate.