Research Article| Volume 44, ISSUE 2, P308-311, August 1954

The use of glycogen as a substrate for the determination of serum amylase

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      A modified glycogen procedure has been presented for the determination of serum β-amylase activity. The method uses a stable glycogen buffered substrate, and the amount of amyloclastic activity can be determined by the use of any of several methods for the determination of glucose or total reducing substance. The procedure is simple, rapid, and accurate.
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