Limit dextrin

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Limit dextrin

The polysaccharide fragments remaining at the end (limit) of exhaustive hydrolysis of amylopectin or glycogen by alpha-1,4-glucan maltohydrolase, which cannot hydrolyze the alpha-1,6 bonds at branch points; accumulates in individuals with type III glycogen storage disease.

Synonym: dextrin limit.