New answers tagged


To measure your amylase activity, you will monitor the disappearance of amylase’s substrate, starch. Starch reacts with iodine (which is yellow) to form a blue compound (Amax 620 nm). This reaction is the basis of a colorimetric assay for amylase activity. You should be very careful about the volume of the final solutions so it won't effect your results. For ...

Top 50 recent answers are included