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An enzyme that catalyzes the reversible reaction, α-d-glucose 1-phosphate ⇋ α-d-glucose 6-phosphate, with glucose 1,6-bisphosphate a necessary cofactor; one of the steps in glycogenolysis.
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Expression of overdominance for specific activity at the Phosphoglucomutase-2 locus in the Pacific oyster, Crassostrea gigas.
1971; Harris and Hopkinson 1976), with staining for four polymorphic loci: transferrin (three alleles), nucleoside phosphorylase (three alleles), 6-phosphogluconate dehydrogenase (two alleles), and phosphoglucomutase-2 (four alleles).

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