IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: nucleoside-triphosphate diphosphatase

Reaction: A nucleoside triphosphate + H2O = a nucleotide + diphosphate

Other name(s): nucleoside-triphosphate pyrophosphatase

Systematic name: nucleoside-triphosphate diphosphohydrolase

Comments: May be identical with EC nucleotide diphosphatase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9075-54-1


1. Chern, C.J., Macdonald, A.B. and Morris, A.J. Purification and properties of a nucleoside triphosphate pyrophosphohydrolase from red cells of the rabbit. J. Biol. Chem. 244 (1969) 5489-5495. [PMID: 4310599]

[EC created 1972]

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