IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dGTPase

Reaction: dGTP + H2O = deoxyguanosine + triphosphate

Other name(s): deoxy-GTPase; deoxyguanosine 5-triphosphate triphosphohydrolase; deoxyguanosine triphosphatase; deoxyguanosine triphosphate triphosphohydrolase

Systematic name: dGTP triphosphohydrolase

Comments: Also acts on GTP.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9025-63-2


1. Kornberg, S.R., Lehman, I.R., Bessman, M.J., Simms, E.S. and Kornberg, A. Enzymatic cleavage of deoxyguanosine triphosphate to deoxyguanosine and tripolyphosphate. J. Biol. Chem. 233 (1958) 159-162.

[EC created 1961]

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