IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: thymidine-triphosphatase

Reaction: dTTP + H2O = dTDP + phosphate

Other name(s): thymidine triphosphate nucleotidohydrolase; dTTPase; deoxythymidine-5'-triphosphatase

Systematic name: dTTP nucleotidohydrolase

Comments: Also acts, more slowly, on dUTP and UTP.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37367-74-1


1. Dahlmann, N. Human serum thymidine triphosphate nucleotidohydrolase: purification and properties of a new enzyme. Biochemistry 21 (1982) 6634-6639. [PMID: 6297538]

[EC created 1984]

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