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acid phosphatase

[′as·əd ′fäs·fə‚tās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme in blood which catalyzes the release of phosphate from phosphate esters; optimum activity at pH 5.
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Purification and characterization of homogeneous sunflower seed acid phosphatase. Phytochemistry, v.25, p.351-357, 1986.
Interactions of acid phosphatase with clays, organic molecules and organomineral complexes.
Bolland MDA, Veneklaas EJ (2006) Distribution of carboxylates and acid phosphatase and depletion of different phosphorus fractions in the rhizosphere of a cereal and three grain legumes.
Also, the higher urease, acid phosphatase, and catalase (Table 3) could perhaps be partially explained by a flush of microbial activity directly after the tillage practice as a result of an increase in substrate and oxygen availability [61].
The comparison of amino acid sequence of PHYTN with the reported phytase showed that PHYTN showed maximum identity of 46 and 45.5 % with various purple acid phosphatases i.e.
In the case of C albicans, strains isolated from hand surfaces showed statistically significantly higher hydrolytic activity of alkaline, acid phosphatase, esterase, esterase lipase, and leucine arylamidase compared with strains from phone surfaces; whereas, the activity of valine arylamidase was higher in phone strains compared with those isolated from hands.
APA and Arthrobacter mysorens AHA did not affect acid phosphatase activity in the presence of higher concentrations (20ugml-1) of chromium.
Moreover, tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP), matrix metalloproteinase 9 (MMP9), and cathepsin K (CtsK) are known to play critical roles during osteoclastogenesis and the bone erosion of osteoclasts, and have been considered as specific indexes for osteoclasts formation and bone resorption (Habermann et al., 2007; Delaisse et al., 2003; Wang et al., 2013).
PHO5 gene encodes yeast acid phosphatase (ACP), which is secreted to the surface of cells.
Three enzymes (acid phosphatase, [beta]-glucuronidase, N-acetyl-[beta]-glucosaminidase) did not differ among the modes of development but did show a significant interaction between mode of development and stage (Table 1).
In order to assess the effect of salicylic acid (SA) on activities of acid phosphatase (APase, EC 3.1.3.2) in four pea (Pisum sativum L.) varieties viz.