Glycogen phosphorylase

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Glycogen Phosphorylase is a [[homodimeric|homodimeric]]&nbsp;[[Enzyme|enzyme]]&nbsp;which [[Catalyse|catalyses]]&nbsp;the breakdown of [[Glycogen|Glycogen]]&nbsp;into [[Glucose-1-Phosphate|Glucose-1-Phosphate]]. This is done by cleaving the 1-4 [[Glycosidic bond|Glycosidic]]&nbsp;linkage on the terminal [[Glucose-1-Phosphate|glucose]] monomer and adding a phosphate group to form Glucose-1-Phosphate<ref name="Glycogen Metabolism">https://www.rpi.edu/dept/bcbp/molbiochem/MBWeb/mb1/part2/glycogen.htm</ref>.  
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Glycogen Phosphorylase is a [[Dimer|homodimeric]]&nbsp;[[Enzyme|enzyme]]&nbsp;which [[Catalyse|catalyses]]&nbsp;the breakdown of [[Glycogen|Glycogen]]&nbsp;into [[Glucose-1-Phosphate|Glucose-1-Phosphate]]. This is done by cleaving the 1-4 [[Glycosidic bond|Glycosidic]]&nbsp;linkage on the terminal [[Glucose-1-Phosphate|glucose]] monomer and adding a phosphate group to form Glucose-1-Phosphate<ref name="Glycogen Metabolism">https://www.rpi.edu/dept/bcbp/molbiochem/MBWeb/mb1/part2/glycogen.htm</ref>.  
  
 
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Revision as of 20:42, 4 December 2016

Glycogen Phosphorylase is a homodimeric enzyme which catalyses the breakdown of Glycogen into Glucose-1-Phosphate. This is done by cleaving the 1-4 Glycosidic linkage on the terminal glucose monomer and adding a phosphate group to form Glucose-1-Phosphate[1].

References

  1. https://www.rpi.edu/dept/bcbp/molbiochem/MBWeb/mb1/part2/glycogen.htm
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