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pyrophosphatase

 [pi″ro-fos´fah-tās]
any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of central pyrophosphate linkages.

py·ro·phos·pha·tase

(pī'rō-fos'fă-tās),
Any enzyme catalyzing the hydrolysis of a pyrophosphate bond between two phosphoric groups, leaving one on each of the two fragments, for example, inorganic pyrophosphatase, NAD+ p. (cleaves NAD, etc., to mononucleotides), ATP pyrophosphatase (cleaves inorganic pyrophosphate from ATP, leaving AMP).
See also: flavin adenine dinucleotide.
Synonym(s): diphosphatase

pyrophosphatase

/py·ro·phos·pha·tase/ (-fos´fah-tās) any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of a pyrophosphate bond, cleaving between the two phosphate groups.

py·ro·phos·pha·tase

(pī'rō-fos'fă-tās)
Any enzyme cleaving a pyrophosphate bond between two phosphoric groups, leaving one on each of the two fragments.
Synonym(s): diphosphatase.

py·ro·phos·pha·tase

(pī'rō-fos'fă-tās)
Any enzyme cleaving a pyrophosphate bond between two phosphoric groups.
Synonym(s): diphosphatase.

pyrophosphatase (pir´ōfos´fətās´),

n an enzyme that cleaves an inorganic pyrophosphate from adenosyl triphosphate, leaving adenosine monophosphate.

pyrophosphatase

any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of central pyrophosphate linkages.
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