Enzymic Synthesis of Starch from Glucose-I-Phosphate


IN an earlier investigation1 it was shown that pea seeds contain a complex of enzymes which catalyse the following series of reactions, I–IV:

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HANES, C. Enzymic Synthesis of Starch from Glucose-I-Phosphate. Nature 145, 348–349 (1940). https://doi.org/10.1038/145348a0

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