gamma-amylase -->
exo-1,4-alpha-d-glucosidase
medical dictionary

A hydrolase removing terminal alpha-1,4-linked d-glucose residues from nonreducing ends of chains, with release of beta-d-glucose.

Synonyms: acid maltase, amyloglucosidase, gamma-amylase, glucoamylase.

(05 Mar 2000)