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Keyword Protein phosphatase

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Broader

Definition

Enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of phosphate monoesters bonds of phosphoserines, phosphothreonines, phosphotyrosines or phosphoaspartic acids. While many protein phosphatases inhibit the activities of phosphorylation cascades, some activate them.

Synonyms

  • Phosphoprotein phosphatase

Category

Molecular function

GOi

phosphoprotein phosphatase activity [ GO:0004721 ]

Graphical

Molecular functionProtein phosphataseHydrolase