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phosphatase

 [fos´fah-tās]
any of a group of enzymes capable of catalyzing the hydrolysis of esterified phosphoric acid, with liberation of inorganic phosphate, found in practically all tissues, body fluids, and cells, including erythrocytes and leukocytes.
acid phosphatase see acid phosphatase.
alkaline phosphatase see alkaline phosphatase.

phos·pha·tase

(fos'fă-tās),
Any of a group of enzymes (EC 3.1.3.x) that liberate orthophosphate from phosphoric esters.
See also: phosphohydrolases.

phosphatase

(fŏs′fə-tās′, -tāz′)
n.
Any of numerous enzymes that catalyze the removal of phosphate groups by hydrolysis of phosphate ester bonds. They act in the opposite manner to kinases and are important in metabolism and cell signaling.

phos·pha·tase

(fos'fă-tās)
Any of a group of enzymes (EC sub-subclass 3.1.3) that liberate inorganic phosphate from phosphoric esters.

phosphatase

An enzyme that removes phosphate groups from a molecule.

phosphatase

an enzyme that catalyses the release of phosphate from a molecule. For example, in the mammalian liver phosphorylated glucose can be broken down to glucose with a phosphatase enzyme. see GLYCOGEN.

phos·pha·tase

(fos'fă-tās)
Any of a group of enzymes (EC sub-subclass 3.1.3) that liberate inorganic phosphate from phosphoric esters.
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Serum alkaline phosphatase, calcium and phosphate levels were determined by colorimetric method by using kits manufactured by Analyticon Biotechnologies AG.
(3) In the same study the average alkaline phosphatase was 213, which is about twice the upper limit of normal.
A macro-enzyme cause of an isolated increase of alkaline phosphatase. Clin Chim Acta 2015;440:169-71.
Alkaline Phosphatase was expressed in the cytoplasm of tumour cells (Figure 2).
Acid phosphatase can be affected by changes of different related factors such as plant species (Ushio et al., 2010)and litter quality (Conn and Dighton, 2000) as plant roots are the major producer of acid phosphatase (Speir and Cowling, 1991).
Zhang, Cantharidin Impedes the Activity of Protein Serine/Threonine Phosphatase in Plutella xylostella., Mol.
The strains isolated from hand surfaces had the highest activity of acid phosphatase (an average of 21.2 nmol), and the lowest activity of beta-glucuronidase (an average of 0.1 nmol), while the isolates from phone surfaces had the highest activity of acid phosphatase (an average of 18.6 nmol) and the lowest activity of beta-glucuronidase (an average of 0.2 nmol).
Quantification of liver alkaline phosphatase isoenzyme activity using heat inactivation and phenylalanine inhibition techniques: Comparison of two methods.
Acid phosphatase activity is known to contribute to resistance under salt and water stress by preserving a certain level of inorganic phosphate (Dubey and Sharma, 1990; Olmos and Hellin, 1997).
PTP-1B exerts its function as an intracellular phosphatase on the cytoplasmic face of the endoplasmic reticulum [18].
We also found phosphatase death (PD) MTMs expressed in CD4 T cells, including the highly expressed SBF1 (MTMR5), MTMR10, and MTMR12, the middle expressed MTMR9, and the inducible with Th1 polarisation MTMR11 (Figure 2 and Table 2).