1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme

1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme

n.
An enzyme in muscles that catalyzes the breakdown of alpha-1,4 linkages in glycogen and the formation of alpha-1,6 linkages, thus creating branches in glycogen and increasing its solubility; brancher enzyme.
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For our exercise, we use the crystal structure of 1,4-alpha-glucan branching enzyme Glgb from E.