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A glucanohydrolase catalyzing the hydrolysis of α-1,6 links in isomaltose and dextrins produced from starch and glycogen by α-amylase; secreted into the duodenum; a deficiency of this enzyme leads to defects in intestinal digestion of limit dextrins.
See also: sucrose α-d-glucosidase.
Synonym(s): isomaltase, limit dextrinase (2)
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