EC 3.1.3.2 - Acid phosphatase

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EC 3.1.3.2

Names

Accepted name:
acid phosphatase
Other names:
acid monophosphatase
acid nucleoside diphosphate phosphatase
acid phosphohydrolase
acid phosphomonoester hydrolase
acid phosphomonoesterase
glycerophosphatase
orthophosphoric-monoester phosphohydrolase (acid optimum)
phosphomonoesterase
uteroferrin
Systematic name:
phosphate-monoester phosphohydrolase (acid optimum)

Reaction

Comments:

Wide specificity. Also catalyses transphosphorylations.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00538 , PROSITE:PDOC00891
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003993
CAS Registry Number: 9001-77-8
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (120) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Joyce, B.K. and Grisolia, S.
    Purification and properties of a nonspecific acid phosphatase from wheat germ.
    J. Biol. Chem. 235: 2278-2281 (1960).
  2. Kuo, M.-H. and Blumenthal, H.J.
    Purification and properties of an acid phosphomonoesterase from Neurospora crassa.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 52: 13-29 (1961).
  3. Tsuboi, K.K., Wiener, G. and Hudson, P.B.
    Acid phosphatase. VII. Yeast phosphomonoesterase; isolation procedure and stability characteristics.
    J. Biol. Chem. 224: 621-635 (1957).

[EC 3.1.3.2 created 1961]