EC 3.1.3.33 - Polynucleotide 5'-phosphatase

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EC 3.1.3.33

Names

Accepted name:
polynucleotide 5'-phosphatase
Other name:
5'-polynucleotidase
Systematic name:
polynucleotide 5'-phosphohydrolase

Reaction

Comments:

Does not act on nucleoside monophosphates. Induced in Escherichia coli by T-even phages.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004651
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (56) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Becker, A. and Hurwitz, J.
    The enzymatic cleavage of phosphate termini from polynucleotides.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242: 936-950 (1967). [PMID: 4289819]

[EC 3.1.3.33 created 1972]