IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: Cd2+-exporting ATPase

Reaction: ATP + H2O + Cd2+[side 1] = ADP + phosphate + Cd2+[side 2]

Other name(s): cadmium-translocating P-type ATPase; cadmium-exporting ATPase

Systematic name: ATP phosphohydrolase (Cd2+-exporting)

Comments: A P-type ATPase that undergoes covalent phosphorylation during the transport cycle. This enzyme occurs in protozoa, fungi and plants.


1. Silver, S. and Ji, G. Newer systems for bacterial resistance to toxic heavy metals. Environ. Health Perspect. 102, Suppl. 3 (1994) 107-113. [PMID: 7843081]

2. Tsai, K.J. and Linet, A.L. Formation of a phosphorylated enzyme intermediate by the cadA Cd2+-ATPase. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 305 (1993) 267-270. [PMID: 8373163]

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