IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phosphonoacetate hydrolase

Reaction: phosphonoacetate + H2O = acetate + phosphate

Systematic name: phosphonoacetate phosphonohydrolase

Comments: a zinc-dependent enzyme. Belongs to the alkaline phosphatase superfamily of zinc-dependent hydrolases.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 153570-68-4


1. McGrath, J.W., Wisdom, G.B., McMullan, G., Larkin, M.J., Quinn, J.P. The purification and properties of phosphonoacetate hydrolase, a novel carbon-phosphorus bond-cleavage enzyme from Pseudomonas fluorescens 23F. Eur. J. Biochem. 234 (1995) 225-230. [PMID: 8529644]

[EC created 1999]

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