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isoamylase

Pronunciation: i'so-am'il-as

Definition: A hydrolase that cleaves 1,6-a-d-glucosidic branch linkages in glycogen, amylopectin, and their ß-limit dextrins; part of the complex known as debranching enzyme; similar to a-dextrin endo-1,6-a-glucosidase but unable to act on pullulan.

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