IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: acylphosphatase

Reaction: An acylphosphate + H2O = a carboxylate + phosphate

Other name(s): acetylphosphatase; 1,3-diphosphoglycerate phosphatase; acetic phosphatase; Ho 1-3; GP 1-3

Systematic name: acylphosphate phosphohydrolase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9012-34-4


1. Raijman, L., Grisolia, S. and Edelhoch, H. Further purification and properties of brain acyl phosphatase.J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 2340-2342.

2. Ramponi, G., Gueritore, A., Treves, C., Nassi, P. and Baccari, V. Horse muscle acyl phosphatase: purification and some properties. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 130 (1969) 362-369. [PMID: 4305161]

3. Ramponi, G., Nassi, P., Cappugi, G., Treves, C. and Manao, G. Purification and some molecular properties of horse liver acyl phosphatase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 284 (1972) 485-496. [PMID: 4344156]

4. Shiokawa, H. and Noda, L. Isolation and crystallization of acyl phosphatase from rabbit muscle. J. Biol. Chem. 245 (1970) 669-673. [PMID: 4313603]

[EC created 1961]

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