phosphorylase

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phos·pho·ryl·ase

 (fŏs′fər-ə-lās′, -lāz′)
n.
Any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the attachment of a phosphate group to another molecule.
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phosphorylase

(fɒsˈfɒrɪˌleɪs; -ˌleɪz)
n
(Biochemistry) any of a group of enzymes that catalyse the hydrolysis of glycogen to glucose-1-phosphate
[C20: from phosphorus + -yl + -ase]
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phos•pho•ryl•ase

(ˈfɒs fər əˌleɪs, -ˌleɪz, fɒsˈfɔr ə-, -ˈfɒr-)

n.
any enzyme, occurring widely in animal and plant tissue, that in the presence of an inorganic phosphate catalyzes the conversion of glycogen into sugar phosphate.
[1935–40]
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