EC - Phosphatidylinositol deacylase

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Accepted name:
phosphatidylinositol deacylase
Other names:
phosphatidylinositol phospholipase A2
phospholipase A2
Systematic name:
1-phosphatidyl-D-myo-inositol 2-acylhydrolase


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050185


  1. Gray, N.C.C. and Strickland, K.P.
    The purification and characterization of a phospholipase A2 activity from the 106,000 X g pellet (microsomal fraction) of bovine brain acting on phosphatidylinositol.
    Can. J. Biochem. 60: 108-117 (1982). [PMID: 7083039]
  2. Gray, N.C.C. and Strickland, K.P.
    On the specificity of a phospholipase A2 purified from the 106,000 X g pellet of bovine brain.
    Lipids 17: 91-96 (1982). [PMID: 7087686]

[EC created 1984]