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Accepted name: 5′-nucleotidase
Reaction: a 5′-ribonucleotide + H2O = a ribonucleoside + phosphate
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Other name(s): uridine 5′-nucleotidase; 5′-adenylic phosphatase; adenosine 5′-phosphatase; AMP phosphatase; adenosine monophosphatase; 5′-mononucleotidase; AMPase; UMPase; snake venom 5′-nucleotidase; thimidine monophosphate nucleotidase; 5′-AMPase; 5′-AMP nucleotidase; AMP phosphohydrolase; IMP 5′-nucleotidase
Systematic name: 5′-ribonucleotide phosphohydrolase
Comments: Wide specificity for 5′-nucleotides.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-73-0
1.  Gulland, J.M. and Jackson, E.M. 5-Nucleotidase. Biochem. J. 32 (1938) 597–601. [PMID: 16746659]
2.  Heppel, L.A. and Hilmoe, R.J. Purification and properties of 5-nucleotidase. J. Biol. Chem. 188 (1951) 665–676. [PMID: 14824154]
3.  Segal, H.L. and Brenner, B.M. 5′-Nucleotidase of rat liver microsomes. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 471–474. [PMID: 14444527]
[EC created 1961]

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