IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 3-phosphoglycerate phosphatase

Reaction: D-glycerate 3-phosphate + H2O = D-glycerate + phosphate

Other name(s): D-3-Phosphoglycerate phosphatase; 3-PGA phosphatase

Systematic name: D-glycerate-3-phosphate phosphohydrolase

Comments: Wide specificity, but 3-phosphoglycerate is the best substrate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 62213-13-2


1. Randall, D.D. and Tolbert, N.E. 3-Phosphoglycerate phosphatase in plants. I. Isolation and characterization from sugarcane leaves. J. Biol. Chem. 246 (1971) 5510-5517.

[EC created 1976]

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