IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: nucleoside phosphoacylhydrolase

Reaction: Hydrolyses mixed phospho-anhydride bonds

Systematic name: nucleoside-5'-phosphoacylate acylhydrolase

Comments: Attacks ribonucleoside 5'-nitrophenylphosphates, but is inactive against phosphodiesters.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37289-35-3


1. Spahr, P.F. and Gesteland, R.F. Purification and properties of a new enzyme from Escherichia coli: nucleoside phosphoacyl hydrolase. Eur. J. Biochem. 12 (1970) 270-284. [PMID: 4318904]

[EC created 1972]

Return to EC 3.6.1 home page
Return to EC 3.6 home page
Return to EC 3 home page
Return to Enzymes home page
Return to IUBMB Biochemical Nomenclature home page