Reaction: phosphoenolpyruvate + H2O = pyruvate + phosphate
Other name(s): PEP phosphatase
Systematic name: phosphoenolpyruvate phosphohydrolase
Comments: Also acts, but more slowly, on a wide range of other monophosphates.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 122319-89-5
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