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amylo-1,6-glucosidase

Pronunciation: am′i-lō-glū-kō′si-dās

Definition: An enzyme hydrolyzing α-d-1,6 links (branch points) in chains of 1,4-linked α-d-glucose residues, hence the term debranching enzyme or factor; deficiency causes type III glycogenosis.

Synonym(s): dextrin 6-α-d-glucosidase

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