- Phadebas is an abbreviation of Pharmacia Diagnostics Biologically Active Substances.
- Phadebas is a substrate used for both qualitative and quantitative assessment of the alpha-Amylase enzyme. The active component of Phadebas is DSM-P, microspheres in which a blue dye has been chemically bound.
- Phadebas is used in a wide range of applications from quality control tests for food & beverages to detection of saliva stains in forensic investigations.
- The Phadebas Amylase Test (PAT) was originally developed by Pharmacia Diagnostics and first launched in 1970.