- DCTP diphosphatase
enzymology, a dCTP diphosphatase (EC number|22.214.171.124) is an enzymethat catalyzes the chemical reaction
:dCTP + H2O dCMP + diphosphate
This enzyme belongs to the family of
hydrolases, specifically those acting on acid anhydrides in phosphorus-containing anhydrides. The systematic name of this enzyme class is dCTP nucleotidohydrolase. Other names in common use include deoxycytidine-triphosphatase, dCTPase, dCTP pyrophosphatase, deoxycytidine triphosphatase, deoxy-CTPase, and dCTPase. This enzyme participates in pyrimidine metabolism.
CAS registry numberfor this enzyme class is CAS registry|9024-87-7."
Gene Ontology (GO) codes
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