IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: dCTP diphosphatase

Reaction: dCTP + H2O = dCMP + diphosphate

Other name(s): deoxycytidine-triphosphatase; dCTPase; dCTP pyrophosphatase; deoxycytidine triphosphatase; deoxy-CTPase; dCTPase

Systematic name: dCTP nucleotidohydrolase

Comments: Also hydrolyses dCDP to dCMP and phosphate.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9024-87-7


1. Zimmerman, S.B. and Kornberg, A. Deoxycytidine di- and triphosphate cleavage by an enzyme formed in bacteriophage-infected Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 1480-1486.

[EC created 1965]

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