(= glycogen phosphorylase) Enzyme that catalyses the sequential removal of glycosyl residues from glycogen to yield one glucose-1-phosphate per reaction. Its activity is controlled by phosphorylation (by phosphorylase kinase).
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<enzyme> Enzyme that catalyses the sequential removal of glycosyl residues from glycogen to yield one glucose-1-phosphate per reaction. Its activity is controlled by phosphorylation (by phosphorylase kinase). ... (21 Jun 2000) ...
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(fos-for´ә-lās) any of a group of enzymes important in the breakdown of glycosides because they catalyze the sequential cleavage of glycosyl groups from the ends of long chains in glycosides. After cleaving a glycosyl group off the glycoside, they link the cleaved glycosyl group to an in...
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(from the article `muscle disease`) ...The best-known glycogen-storage disease affecting muscles is McArdle disease, in which the muscles are unable to degrade glycogen to lactic acid ...
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== Function == In more general terms, phosphorylases are enzymes that catalyze the addition of a phosphate group from an inorganic phosphate (phosphate+hydrogen) to an acceptor, not to be confused with a phosphatase (a hydrolase) or a kinase (a phosphotransferase). A phosphatase removes a phosphona...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fos-fōr′i-lās Definitions: 1. An enzyme cleaving poly(1,4-α-d-glucosyl)n with orthophosphate to form poly(1,4-α-d-glucosyl)n−1 and α-d-glucose 1-phosphate. The active form of the enzyme is a phosphorylated protein. ...
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