IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phosphoserine phosphatase

Reaction: O-phospho-L(or D)-serine + H2O = L(or D)-serine + phosphate

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Systematic name: O-phosphoserine phosphohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9025-73-4


1. Borkenhagen, L.F. and Kennedy, E.P. The enzymatic exchange of L-serine with O-phospho-L-serine catalyzed by a specific phosphatase. J. Biol. Chem. 234 (1959) 849-853.

2. Byrne, W.L. Glucose-6-phosphatase and phosphoserine phosphatase. In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds.), The Enzymes, 2nd edn., vol. 5, Academic Press, New York, 1961, pp. 73-78.

3. Neuhaus, F.C. and Byrne, W.L. Metabolism of phosphoserine. II. Purification and properties of O-phosphoserine phosphatase. J. Biol. Chem. 234 (1959) 113-121.

[EC created 1961]

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