IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: triphosphatase

Reaction: triphosphate + H2O = diphosphate + phosphate

Other name(s): inorganic triphosphatase

Systematic name: triphosphate phosphohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 62213-21-2


1. Kulaev, I.S., Konoshenko, G.I. and Umnov, A.M. Localization of polyphosphatase hydolyzing polyphosphates to orthophosphate in subcellular structures of Neurospora crassa. Biochemistry (Moscow) 37 (1972) 190-194.

2. Umnov, A.M., Egorov, S.N., Mansurova, S.E. and Kulaev, I.S. A comparative characterisation of the polyphosphatases of Neurospora crassa and some other organisms. Biochemistry (Moscow) 39 (1974) 309-312.

[EC created 1976]

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