INCI Name: Amylase
CAS Numbers: Amylase
Fungal Amylase is an alpha-amylase derived from the fungus Aspergillus oryzae. It cleaves α-1, 4 glucan bonds. This is a food grade product typically utilized in the baking industry for the improvement of loaf volume and texture. It is also utilized to increase the amount of fermentable sugar available for yeast.
Fungal Amylase can be found in cosmetics such as shampoos and moisturizers. Fungal Amylase is also used in supplements and baked goods. It is considered to be one of the building blocks of protein.