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debranching enzymes

 

Definition: enzymes that bring about destruction of branches in glycogen; formerly considered to be one enzyme, now known to be a mixture of transferases (4-a-d-glucanotransferase) and hydrolases (amylo-1,6-glucosidase).

Synonym(s): debranching factors

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