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1. General term for enzymes transferring a phosphoryl group to some organic acceptor, hence belonging to the transferases.
2. Specifically, enzymes that release a single glucosyl residue from a polyglucose as d-glucose 1-phosphate, the phosphate coming from orthophosphate; for example, phosphophorylase, sucrose phosphorylases, cellobiose phosphorylases.
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Complete amino acid sequence of rabbit muscle glycogen phosphorylase.
The assay of glycogen phosphorylase in human blood serum and its application to the diagnosis of myocardial infarction.
Basal concentration of the isoenzyme BB of the glycogen phosphorylase b in human blood.
Subunit interactions and their relationship to the allosteric properties of rabbit skeletal muscle phosphorylase b.
The role of adenylic acid in the activation of phosphorylase.

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