Reaction: α-D-ribose 1-methylphosphonate 5-triphosphate + H2O = α-D-ribose 1-methylphosphonate 5-phosphate + diphosphate
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Other name(s): phnM (gene name)
Systematic name: α-D-ribose-1-methylphosphonate-5-triphosphate diphosphohydrolase
Comments: Isolated from the bacterium Escherichia coli.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number:
1. Kamat, S.S., Williams, H.J. and Raushel, F.M. Intermediates in the transformation of phosphonates to phosphate by bacteria. Nature 480 (2011) 570-573. [PMID: 22089136]