glycogenesis[glī′kō-jen′ĕ-sis]

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Definitions
1. Formation of glycogen from d-glucose by means of glycogen synthase and dextrin dextranase; the first enzyme catalyzes formation of a polyglucose with α-1,4 links from UDPglucose, and the second removes fragments from one chain and transfers them to an α-1,6 branch point in another.

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