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an enzyme that, in the presence of inorganic phosphate, catalyzes the conversion of glycogen into glucose-1-phosphate.
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.
Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the attachment of a phosphate group to another molecule.
A phosphorylated enzyme cleaving poly(1,4-α-d-glucosyl)n with inorganic phosphate to form poly(1,4-α- d-glucosyl)n-1 and α-d-glucose 1-phosphate.