Alpha-d-glucosidase

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Alpha-d-glucosidase

a glucohydrolase removing terminal nonreducing 1,4-linked alpha-glucose residues by hydrolysis, yielding alpha-glucose; a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme is associated with glycogen storage disease type II. There are at least five isozymes of maltase.

Synonym: glucoinvertase.