apyrase(redirected from ATP-diphosphatase)
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An enzyme catalyzing hydrolytic removal of two orthophosphate residues from adenosine 5'-triphosphate to yield adenosine 5'-monophosphate; that is, ATP + 2H2O → AMP + 2Pi.
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Any of various enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of ATP or ADP, producing AMP and inorganic phosphate and releasing energy.
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apyraseThe official name for what is informally known as ADPase. Apyrase (EC 184.108.40.206) is the term recommended by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology; however, ADPase is in common use.
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