alpha-d-glucosidase

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α-d-glu·co·si·dase

(glū-kō'si-dās),
Maltase; a glucohydrolase removing terminal nonreducing 1,4-linked α-glucose residues by hydrolysis, yielding α-glucose; a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme is associated with glycogen storage disease type II. At least five isozymes of maltase exist.
Synonym(s): glucoinvertase
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Preparation of monoclonal antibodies against acid a-D-glucosidase for study of Chinese glycogenesis type II patients.