Definition of Phosphorylase

1. Noun. (enzyme) Any enzyme that catalyzes the production of glucose phosphate from glycogen and inorganic phosphate ¹

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Definition of Phosphorylase

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Medical Definition of Phosphorylase

1. Enzyme that catalyses the sequential removal of glycosyl residues from glycogen to yield one glucose-1-phosphate per reaction. Its activity is controlled by phosphorylation (by phosphorylase kinase). (21 Jun 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphorylase

phosphorus cachexia
phosphorus compounds
phosphorus isotopes
phosphorus match
phosphorus metabolism disorders
phosphorus necrosis
phosphorus oxynitride
phosphorus paste
phosphorus pentoxide
phosphorus poisoning
phosphorus radioisotopes
phosphorus sesquisulphide
phosphorus ylide
phosphorylase (current term)
phosphorylase-rupturing enzyme
phosphorylase a
phosphorylase b
phosphorylase kinase
phosphorylase kinase phosphatase
phosphorylase phosphatase
phosphorylation of proteins

Literary usage of Phosphorylase

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1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The data in Tables I and II are consistent with findings that the thymidine phosphorylase activity of blood of healthy donors is located primarily in the ..."

2. Gene Expression in Horticultural Crops: Bibliography January 1991-October 1992 by Robert D. Warmbrodt (1995)
"The level of phosphorylase mRNA was greatly reduced in wounded stem and tuber tissue. The wounding-induced decrease in phosphorylase mRNA levels is not ..."

3. Biotechnology: Ti-Plasmids and Other Plant Vectors: Bibliography January by Lara Wiggert (1995)
"Language: English Descriptors: Saccharomyces cerevisiae; phosphorylase; Plasmids; Enzyme activity; Metabolites; Gene expression Abstract: The APA1 gene in ..."

4. Patents on Transgenic Plants by Andrew Kalinski (1994)
"... Yeast STEH homologous protein phosphorylase gene from Solanaceae plant PN: JP-; ... TI: Yeast SNF1 homologous protein-phosphorylase gene from Solanaceae ..."

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