Table 2: Kinetic parameters for the hydrolysis of polysaccharides at 25°C by psychrophilic and mesophilic α-amylases. Adapted from [181].

SubstratePsychrophilic α-amylaseMesophilic α-amylase
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s−1mg L−1s−1 mg−1 Ls−1mg L−1s−1 mg−1 L

Starch6631554.3327418.0
Amylopectin6362582.5222534.2
Amylose214817812.17003619.4
Dextrin7165861.2311615.1
Glycogen49113440.3193464.2