ATPase

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ATPase

[‚ā‚tē′pē‚ās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that hydrolyzes adenosine triphosphate into adenosine diphosphate and phosphate.
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Hokin, The sodium-potassium adenosinetriphosphatase. Annu.
Changes in gill adenosinetriphosphatase activity associated with parr-smolt transformation in steelhead trout, coho, and spring chinook salmon.
"The smallest of the URF's (URFA6L), a 207-nucleotide (nt) reading frame overlapping out of phase the [NH.sub.2]-terminal portion of the adenosinetriphosphatase (ATPase) subunit 6 gene has been identified as the animal equivalent of the recently discovered yeast H+-ATPase subunit 8 gene" [2].
Serial sections of muscle were examined histochemically for myosin adenosinetriphosphatase (myofibrilar ATP-ase) after either acid (pH 4.37, 4.6 and 4.8) or alkaline (pH 10.3) preincubation, and then muscle fibres were identified as types I, IIA and IIB.
Adenosinetriphosphatase (ATPase) maintains the concentration gradient of sodium and potassium across red blood cell walls.