IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: guanosine-diphosphatase

Reaction: GDP + H2O = GMP + phosphate

Other name(s): GDPase

Systematic name: GDP phosphohydrolase

Comments: Also acts on UDP but not on other nucleoside diphosphates and triphosphates.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 98037-56-0


1. Raychaudhuri, P., Ghosh, S. and Maitra, U. Purification and characterization of a guanosine diphosphatase activity from calf liver microsomal salt wash proteins. J. Biol. Chem. 260 (1985) 8306-8311. [PMID: 2989286]

[EC created 1989]

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