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Accepted name: exopolyphosphatase
Reaction: (polyphosphate)n + H2O = (polyphosphate)n-1 + phosphate
Other name(s): metaphosphatase; acid phosphoanhydride phosphohydrolase; Gra-Pase
Systematic name: polyphosphate phosphohydrolase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-85-5
1.  Grossman, D. and Lang, K. Anorganische Poly- und Metaphosphatasen sowie Polyphosphate im tierischen Zellkern. Biochem. Z. 336 (1962) 351–370.
2.  Krishnan, P.S. Apyrase, pyrophosphatase and metaphosphatase of Penicillium chrysogenum. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 37 (1952) 224–234. [DOI] [PMID: 14953432]
3.  Malmgren, H. Enzymatic behavior of polymetaphosphate. V. Purification and specificity of the enzyme. Acta Chem. Scand. 6 (1952) 16–26.
[EC created 1965]

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