Zymogen Granules in Enzyme Liberation and Activation in Pea Seeds

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Science  13 Dec 1968:
Vol. 162, Issue 3859, pp. 1283-1284
DOI: 10.1126/science.162.3859.1283


Pea seeds have zymogen-like granules that contain an inactive form of the enzyme amylopectin-1,6-glucosidase. The enzyme can be liberated from the particles in the inactive form and can then be activated by limited proteolysis with trypsin.

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