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Re: Is citric acid an inhibitor to amylase?

Date: Mon Dec 1 12:38:08 2008
Posted By: Karin Crowhurst, Assistant Professor, Biochemistry
Area of science: Biochemistry
ID: 1227827608.Bc

Hi Brian,

You are right: citric acid is an inhibitor of the alpha-amylase enzyme 
that is found in fungi, so this is a big reason that it works as a 


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