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Abstract

Nucleotide sequencing of DNA in the region of the chromosome adjacent to the previously characterized gene revealed the presence of two long open reading frames. One of these corresponds to the gene and has been shown to encode an intracellular exodextranase (dextran glucosidase) which has short isomaltosaccharides as preferred substrates. Comparison with other published sequences showed that the gene product shares regions of similarity with enzymes, from a variety of sources, which attack other glucose polymers.

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