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Descriptor English: Pyrophosphatases
Descriptor Spanish: Pirofosfatasas
Descriptor Portuguese: Pirofosfatases
Descriptor French: Pyrophosphatases
Entry term(s): Pyrophosphatase
Tree number(s): D08.811.277.040.600
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D011755
Scope note: A group of enzymes within the class EC 3.6.1.- that catalyze the hydrolysis of diphosphate bonds, chiefly in nucleoside di- and triphosphates. They may liberate either a mono- or diphosphate. EC 3.6.1.-.
Allowable Qualifiers: AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AI antagonists & inhibitors
AN analysis
BI biosynthesis
BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
DE drug effects
DF deficiency
EC economics
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PH physiology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
UL ultrastructure
UR urine
Registry Number: EC 3.6.1.-
Public MeSH Note: 73; was PYROPHOSPHATASE 1963-72
Online Note: use PYROPHOSPHATASES to search PYROPHOSPHATASE 1966-72
History Note: 73; was PYROPHOSPHATASE 1963-72
DeCS ID: 12193
Unique ID: D011755
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1973/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Pyrophosphatases - Preferred
Concept UI M0018274
Scope note A group of enzymes within the class EC 3.6.1.- that catalyze the hydrolysis of diphosphate bonds, chiefly in nucleoside di- and triphosphates. They may liberate either a mono- or diphosphate. EC 3.6.1.-.
Preferred term Pyrophosphatases
Entry term(s) Pyrophosphatase



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