IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 5'-acylphosphoadenosine hydrolase

Reaction: 5'-acylphosphoadenosine + H2O = AMP + a carboxylate

Other name(s): 5-phosphoadenosine hydrolase

Systematic name: 5'-acylphosphoadenosine acylhydrolase

Comments: Also acts on inosine and uridine compounds.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37289-31-9


1. Kellerman, G.M. Isolation and characteristics of the enzyme acyl 5'-nucleotidase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 33 (1959) 101-105.

[EC created 1972]

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