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Adpase --> apyrase

(Science: enzyme) An enzyme that catalyses breakdown of atp to amp, usually extracted from plants, but aortic and placental forms have also been described.

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ATP ase vs. ADP ase

... enzymes can (albeit at a lower rate) accept other substrates than the one they are supposed to. But in general, an ATPase breaks down ATP, and an ADPase breaks down ADP.

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by MrMistery
Thu Nov 27, 2008 4:38 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: ATP ase vs. ADP ase
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