phosphorolysis


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phosphorolysis

 [fos″fo-rol´ĭ-sis]
cleavage of a chemical bond with simultaneous addition of the elements of phosphoric acid to the residues.

phos·pho·rol·y·sis

(fos'fŏ-rol'i-sis),
A reaction analogous to hydrolysis except that the elements of phosphoric acid, rather than of water, are added in the course of splitting a bond; for example, the formation of glucose 1-phosphate from glycogen.

phos·pho·rol·y·sis

(fos-fŏr-ol'i-sis)
A reaction analogous to hydrolysis except that the elements of phosphoric acid, rather than of water, are added in the course of splitting a bond.
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GP is an allosteric enzyme that catalyzes the degradative phosphorolysis of glycogen to glucose 1-phosphate.
GPb activity in the direction of phosphorolysis of glycogen was measured using the auxiliary assay system as described by Helmreich and Cori (24) with some modifications.