"Isoamylase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An enzyme that hydrolyzes 1,6-alpha-glucosidic branch linkages in glycogen, amylopectin, and their beta-limit dextrins. It is distinguished from pullulanase (EC 188.8.131.52) by its inability to attack pullulan and by the feeble action of alpha-limit dextrins. It is distinguished from amylopectin 6-glucanohydrolase (EC 184.108.40.206) by its action on glycogen. With EC 220.127.116.11, it produces the activity called "debranching enzyme". EC 18.104.22.168.
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