debranching enzymes

de·branch·ing en·zymes

enzymes that bring about destruction of branches in glycogen; formerly considered to be one enzyme, now known to be a mixture of transferases (4-α-d-glucanotransferase) and hydrolases (amylo-1,6-glucosidase).
Synonym(s): debranching factors

de·branch·ing en·zymes

(dē-bran'ching en'zīmz)
Enzymes that bring about destruction of branches in glycogen; a mixture of transferases and hydrolases.
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Debranching enzymes removes all branching points in amylopectin, which results in an all-linear molecule with improved film-forming properties.