IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: glycerophosphodiester phosphodiesterase

Reaction: A glycerophosphodiester + H2O = an alcohol + sn-glycerol 3-phosphate

Other name(s): gene hpd protein; glycerophosphoryl diester phosphodiesterase; IgD-binding protein D

Systematic name: glycerophosphodiester glycerophosphohydrolase

Comments: Broad specificity for glycerophosphodiesters; glycerophosphocholine, glycerophosphoethanolamine, glycerophosphoglycerol and bis(glycerophospho)-glycerol are hydrolysed.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 86280-59-3


1. Larson, T.J., Ehrmann, M. and Boos, W. Periplasmic glycerophosphodiester phosphodiesterase of Escherichia coli, a new enzyme of the glp regulon. J. Biol. Chem. 258 (1983) 5428-5432. [PMID: 6304089]

[EC created 1986]

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