glycogen phosphorylase(redirected from Glycogen phosphorolase)
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.
Synonym(s): α-glucan phosphorylase, glycogen phosphorylase, P enzyme, phosphorylase a, polyphosphorylase
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