IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ADP-sugar diphosphatase

Reaction: ADP-sugar + H2O = AMP + α-D-aldose 1-phosphate

Other name(s): ADP-sugar pyrophosphatase; adenosine diphosphosugar pyrophosphatase

Systematic name: ADP-sugar sugarphosphohydrolase

Comments: Has a specificity that is distinct from that of UDP-sugar diphosphatase (EC

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37289-32-0


1. Rodriguez, P., Bass, S.T. and Hansen, R.G. A pyrophosphatase from mammalian tissues specific for derivatives of ADP. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 167 (1968) 199-201. [PMID: 5686292]

[EC created 1972, modified 1999]

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