Glycogen phosphorylase

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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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