- An enzyme catalyzing hydrolytic removal of two orthophosphate residues from adenosine 5′-triphosphate to yield adenosine 5′-monophosphate; i.e., ATP + 2H2O → AMP + 2Pi. SYN: ADPase, ATP-diphosphatase.
* * *ap·y·rase 'ap-ə-.rās, -.rāz n any of several enzymes that hydrolyze ATP with the liberation of phosphate and energy
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