limit dextrin

noun

Definition of limit dextrin

: a nonreducing dextrin obtained by the exhaustive action of an enzyme (as beta-amylase on amylopectin or phosphorylase on glycogen)

called also residual dextrin

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“Limit dextrin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/limit%20dextrin. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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