Salivary amylase is a gene present in humans. It is not yet known why a salivary amylase deficiency increases froguel amylase salivaire. Comme la concentration en amylase salivaire n’est pas significativement différente parmi les 4 groupes, les auteurs concluent que la présence d’hydrates de. The parotid iso-α-amylases were isoelectric at pH , , and and mixed A. Carlier, M. BonteIsoelement des isoenzymes de l’amylase salivaire par.

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Paris, 27 March Saliva: They identified a region in chromosome 1 that is unique because it contains a gene, salivary amylase AMY1present in a single form in humans.

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amylaes One billion people worldwide are overweight. Researchers have noticed that people with the smallest number of AMY1 copies and therefore little amylase enzyme in their blood are ten times more at risk of becoming obese.

Salivary cortisol was measured as a reference of stress level. These entirely novel findings point to amylae genetic predisposition to obesity via complex carbohydrate digestion and its effects on the intestinal bacterial flora. The second is that poor starch digestion could change the intestinal flora, amyylase contributing indirectly to obesity or even diabetes. For clinical validation, a model of acute stress testing was conducted to determine whether expected significant changes in alpha-amylase were picked up in the newly developed assay.


Validation of an assay for quantification of alpha-amylase in saliva of sheep.

For 10, years, since agriculture began, the number of AMY1 copies has increased, evidence of natural selection and human evolution: The first is that chewing and partially digesting food in the mouth sxlivaire have a hormonal effect inducing satiety, which would be reduced in the case of AMY1 deficiency. In that model, 11 sheep were immobilized and confronted with a sheepdog to induce stress.

It is not yet known why a salivary amylase deficiency increases obesity: There are two forms of amylase: For that purpose, after the design of the assay, an analytical and a clinical validation were carried out. The assay also demonstrated a high level of accuracy, as determined by linearity under dilution. That is what initial metabolomic studies conducted in patients with high or low salivary amylase suggest salivaaire.

Traduit par Docteur Serge Messier. Eichler, Francois Pattou, Timothy D. The analytical validation of the assay showed intra- and inter-assay coefficients of variation CVs of 6. This work, published on March 30, in Nature Genetics, reveals for the first time a genetic link between complex carbohydrate digestion and obesity.

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Saliva samples were obtained before stress induction and 15, 30, and 60 min afterwards. The researchers showed that people with the smallest number of salivary amylase copies and therefore low amylase levels in the blood are ten times more at risk of becoming obese.

Thus, individuals with low salivary amylaae have abnormally high glycemia when they eat starch.


The objective of this study was to develop a time-resolved immunofluorometric assay TR-IFMA for quantification of salivary alpha-amylase in sheep. Only the salivary form seems to be amjlase with obesity. Low copy number of the salivary amylase gene predisposes to obesity. French and British researchers went further by studying obesity-discordant Swedish siblings, analyzing their genome and the genes in adipose tissue, which are expressed differently in obese subjects and in those with normal weight.

Yet its number of copies can vary from one to 20, depending on the individual. Instead of having only two copies of this gene one from the father, one from the mother the number of AMY1 copies varies in humans from one to They open important perspectives for more effective obesity prevention and treatment that take into account food digestion and degradation in the intestines.

The assay developed in this study could be used to measure salivary alpha-amylase in the saliva of sheep and this enzyme could be a possible noninvasive biomarker of stress in sheep. Carlsson, Andrew Walley, Evan E. Skip to content skip to menu. Nature Genetics, March 30,