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Alkaline phosphatase — An enzyme made in the liver, bone, and the placenta and normally present in high concentrations in growing bone and in bile. Alkaline phosphatase is released into the blood during injury and during such normal activities as bone growth and… … Medical dictionary
Alkaline phosphatase — (ALP) (EC number|220.127.116.11) is a hydrolase enzyme responsible for removing phosphate groups from many types of molecules, including nucleotides, proteins, and alkaloids. The process of removing the phosphate group is called dephosphorylation . As… … Wikipedia
alkaline phosphatase — alkaline phosphatase. См. щелочная фосфатаза. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) … Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.
phosphatase — Any of a group of enzymes (EC 3.1.3.x) that liberate orthophosphate from phosphoric esters. SEE ALSO: phosphohydrolases. acid p. a p. with an optimum pH of less than 7.0 (for several isozymes, it is 5.4), notably present in the prostate gland;… … Medical dictionary
alkaline phosphatase — n. Biochem. a phosphatase active in an alkaline medium. [1945 50] * * * ▪ enzyme enzyme that is normally present in high concentrations in growing bone and in bile. It is essential for the deposition of minerals in the bones and teeth.… … Universalium
Phosphatase — A phosphatase is an enzyme that removes a phosphate group from its substrate by hydrolysing phosphoric acid monoesters into a phosphate ion and a molecule with a free hydroxyl group (see dephosphorylation). This action is directly opposite to… … Wikipedia
alkaline phosphatase — A phosphatase active in alkaline media … Forensic science glossary
alkaline phosphatase — n. Biochem. a phosphatase active in an alkaline medium. [1945 50] … Useful english dictionary
phosphatase — n. one of a group of enzymes capable of catalysing the hydrolysis of phosphoric acid esters. An example is glucose 6 phosphatase, which catalyses the hydrolysis of glucose 6 phosphate to glucose and phosphate. Phosphatases are important in the… … The new mediacal dictionary
phosphatase — noun Date: 1912 an enzyme that accelerates the hydrolysis and synthesis of organic esters of phosphoric acid and the transfer of phosphate groups to other compounds: a. alkaline phosphatase b. acid phosphatase … New Collegiate Dictionary