Reaction: holo-[acyl-carrier protein] + H2O = 4'-phosphopantetheine + apo-[acyl-carrier protein]
Other name(s): ACP hydrolyase; ACP phosphodiesterase; AcpH; [acyl-carrier-protein] 4'-pantetheine-phosphohydrolase
Systematic name: holo-[acyl-carrier protein] 4'-pantetheine-phosphohydrolase
Comments: The enzyme cleaves acyl-[acyl-carrier-protein] species with acyl chains of 6-16 carbon atoms although it appears to demonstrate a preference for the unacylated acyl-carrier-protein (ACP) and short-chain ACPs over the medium- and long-chain species . Deletion of the gene encoding this enzyme abolishes ACP prosthetic-group turnover in vivo . Activation of apo-ACP to form the holoenzyme is carried out by EC 220.127.116.11, holo-[acyl-carrier-protein] synthase.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37288-21-4
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