AMY1A 1:103655290-103664554

Forward strand gene: amylase alpha 1A

Formerly known as: AMY1

Also known as: ENSG00000237763

Function: Calcium-binding enzyme that initiates starch digestion in the oral cavity (PubMed:12527308). Catalyzes the hydrolysis of internal (1->4)-alpha-D-glucosidic bonds, yielding a mixture of maltose, isomaltose, small amounts of glucose as well as small linear and branched … Source: UniProt

DECIPHER holds no open-access sequence variants in this gene