Inhibitor of intestinal α
= 11 nM). Antidiabetic; inhibits the hydrolysis of complex carbohydrates.
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Inhibition of disaccharide digestion in rat intestine by the alpha-glucosidase inhibitor acarbose (BAY g 5421).
Krause et al.
Acarbose: an update of its pharmacology and therapeutic use in diabetes mellitus.
Balfour and McTavish
Evaluation of alpha-glucosidase inhibition by using an immobilized assay system.
Oki et al.