IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: adenosine-tetraphosphatase

Reaction: adenosine 5'-tetraphosphate + H2O = ATP + phosphate

Systematic name: adenosine-tetraphosphate phosphohydrolase

Comments: Also acts on inosine tetraphosphate and tripolyphosphate but shows little or no activity with other nucleotides or polyphosphates.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37289-26-2


1. Small, G.D. and Cooper, C. Purification and properties of nucleoside tetraphosphate hydrolase from rabbit muscle. Biochemistry 5 (1966) 14-26. [PMID: 4287215]

[EC created 1972]

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