acid anhydride hydrolases meaning

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A group of enzymes that catalyze the hydrolysis of diphosphate bonds in compounds such as nucleoside di- and tri-phosphates,and sulfonyl-containing anhydrides such as adenylylsulfate. (Enzyme Nomenclature,1992) EC 3.6.


  1. This enzyme belongs to the family of acid anhydride hydrolases, specifically those acting on phosphorus-containing anhydrides.

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