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Keyword - Protein phosphatase (KW-0904)

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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.


  • Phosphoprotein phosphatase


Molecular function


phosphoprotein phosphatase activity [ GO:0004721 ]


Protein phosphataseMolecular functionHydrolase
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