Pharmaceutical Archives, Volume 1

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Page 28 - ... necessitating large doses. 4. Taka-Diastase is free from sugar. Malt extracts are heavily loaded with sugar and apt to exaggerate already present pathological conditions. 5. Taka-Diastase is perfectly soluble, and is compatible with other medicaments in neutral or slightly alkaline media. Malt extracts, owing to their viscosity, are difficult to handle and to incorporate with other ingredients in prescriptions. 6. Taka-Diastase is economical, owing to its small dosage. Necessarily large dosage...
Page 28 - TAKA-DIASTASE will convert at least 100 times its weight of dry starch. The best malt extract will not convert more than five times its weight under same conditions. 2. TAKA-DIASTASE is absolutely permanent. All malt extracts deteriorate with age. 3. TAKA-DIASTASE is in powdered form, dose from i to 5 grains.
Page 3 - Leaves from four to six inches long, broadly ovate, narrowed into a petiole, tapering at the apex, entire on the margin, smooth, thin, the upper surface brownish-green, the lower surface greyishgreen, having a slight odor and a bitterish, disagreeable taste.
Page 84 - ... bottles. The bottle is shaken and placed near a window At the end of every minute repeat this manipulation with a new bottle until the coloration is no longer produced. The time necessary for effecting this change gives the indication as to the amount of diastase present.
Page 84 - ... dextrin, and sugar at the end of every minute, by the following method : — After the expiration of the first minute transfer two drops, by means of a glass rod, into one of the two-ounce bottles.
Page 4 - ... the stem is erect, round, branching from one to three feet in height, and thickly furnished with leaves; these are large, oblong, ovate, deeply sinuated, with pointed segments, undulated, soft to the touch, and at their base embrace the stem; the upper leaves are generally entire; both the stem and leaves are hairy, viscid, and of a sea-green colour; the flowers form long, one-sided, leafy spikes, which terminate the branches and hang downwards; they are composed of a calyx, with five pointed...
Page 84 - ... increased action means an increased formation of reducing bodies, of which the final product has the highest reducing power. In this connection it is well to remember that diastase and ptyalin both convert only a limited quantity of starch into sugar or reducing bodies,* and that no matter how great the excess of ferment or the length of time the action is continued, the percentage of starch changed into sugar does not ordinarily exceed 53 per cent.f The general method employed in our work for...
Page 4 - The stem is erect, round, branching, from one to three feet in height, and thickly furnished with leaves. These are large, oblong, ovate, deeply sinuated, with pointed segments, undulated, soft to the touch, and at their base embrace the stem. The upper leaves are generally entire. Both the stem and leaves are hairy, viscid, and of a sea-green colour. The flowers form long, one-sided leafy spikes, which terminate the branches, and hang downwards. They are composed of a calyx with five pointed divisions,...

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