A Role for Ectoapyrases and Extracellular ATP in Plant Growth and Development
For those studying signal transduction, familiarity with the enzyme apyrase is likely to be restricted to the context of its use for scavenging unwanted ATP from a solution. Apyrases hydrolyze both the γ and β phosphate on ATP and the terminal phosphate on ADP, and they do so very efficiently. Assays that require the removal of ATP from solutions typically utilize apyrase to achieve this goal.
KeywordsHydrolysis Adenosine Microbe Nucleoside Saccharomyces
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