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<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the hydrolysis of 1,4-alpha-glycosidic linkages in starch, glycogen, and related polysaccharides and oligosaccharides so as to remove successive beta-maltose units from the non-reducing ends of the chains.
Chemical name: 1,4-alpha-D-Glucan maltohydrolase
Registry number: EC 188.8.131.52
(12 Dec 1998)
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