IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dolichyl-phosphatase

Reaction: dolichyl phosphate + H2O = dolichol + phosphate

Other name(s): dolichol phosphate phosphatase; dolichol phosphatase; dolichol monophosphatase; dolichyl monophosphate phosphatase; dolichyl phosphate phosphatase; polyisoprenyl phosphate phosphatase; polyprenylphosphate phosphatase; Dol-P phosphatase

Systematic name: dolichyl-phosphate phosphohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 72994-50-4


1. Adrian, G.S. and Keenan, R.W. A dolichyl phosphate-cleaving acid phosphatase from Tetrahymena pyriformis. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 575 (1979) 431-438. [PMID: 229909]

2. Rip, J.W., Rupar, C.A., Chaudhary, N. and Carroll, K.K. Localization of a dolichyl phosphate phosphatase in plasma membranes of rat liver. J. Biol. Chem. 256 (1981) 1929-1934. [PMID: 6257694]

3. Wedgwood, J.F. and Strominger, J.L. Enzymatic activities in cultured human lymphocytes that dephosphorylate dolichyl pyrophosphate and dolichyl phosphate. J. Biol. Chem. 255 (1980) 1120-1123. [PMID: 6243292]

[EC created 1984]

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