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(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

Oh one more thing. There are enzymes that can remove phosphate groups from nucleotides. The enzyme apyrase can catalyse all of the following three reactions: ATP -> ADP +Pi ATP-> AMP +Pi AMP-> Adenine +Pi The apyrases are still referred to as ATPases because of ...

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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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