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Medical Term:

4-a-d-glucanotransferase

Pronunciation: glu'kan-o-trans'fer-as

Definition: a 4-glycosyltransferase converting maltodextrins into amylose and glucose by transferring parts of 1,4-glucan chains to new 4-positions on glucose or other 1,4-glucans.

Synonym(s): amylomaltase, D enzyme, dextrin glycosyltransferase, dextrin transglycosylase, disproportionating enzyme

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