IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 3.1.3.60

Accepted name: phosphoenolpyruvate phosphatase

Reaction: phosphoenolpyruvate + H2O = pyruvate + phosphate

Other name(s): PEP phosphatase

Systematic name: phosphoenolpyruvate phosphohydrolase

Comments: Also acts, but more slowly, on a wide range of other monophosphates.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 122319-89-5

References:

1. Duff, S.M.G., Lefebvre, D.D. and Plaxton, W.C. Purification and characterization of a phosphoenolpyruvate phosphatase from Brassica nigra suspension cells. Plant Physiol. 90 (1989) 734-741.

2. Malhotra, O.P. and Kayastha, A.M. Chemical inactivation and active site groups of phosphoenolpyruvate-phosphatase from germinating mung beans (Vigna radiata). Plant Sci. 65 (1989) 161-170.

3. Malhotra, O.P. and Kayastha, A.M. Isolation and characterization of phosphoenolpyruvate phosphatase from germinating mung beans (Vigna radiata). Plant Physiol. 93 (1990) 194-200.

[EC 3.1.3.60 created 1992]


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