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5' nucleotidase

Introduction: 5' nucleotidase

Description of 5' nucleotidase

5' nucleotidase: A class of enzymes present in various organs and in many cells that catalyze the hydrolysis of a 5'-ribonucleotide to a ribonucleoside and orthophosphate in the presence of water. Serum 5'-N'Tase is measured as an indicator of liver damage resulting primarily from interference with the secretion of bile. Serum 5'-N'Tase is not as sensitive as some other enzymes (for example, ALP, AST, and ALT) to liver damage, but it is a more liver-specific enzyme. The level of this enzyme parallels alkaline phosphatase (ALP). It is used mostly to differentiate elevations in the above enzymes due to liver damage from damage to skeletal muscle.
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5' nucleotidase: EC 3.1.3.5.
Source: CRISP

5' nucleotidase: A glycoprotein enzyme present in various organs and in many cells. The enzyme catalyzes the hydrolysis of a 5'-ribonucleotide to a ribonucleoside and orthophosphate in the presence of water. It is cation-dependent and exists in a membrane-bound and soluble form. EC 3.1.3.5.
Source: MeSH 2007

5' nucleotidase: Related Topics

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Terms associated with 5' nucleotidase:

Terms Similar to 5' nucleotidase:

  • 5'-AMP Nucleotidase
  • AMP Phosphatase
  • Adenylate Phosphatase
  • Antigens, CD73
  • CD73 Antigens
  • Cytidylate Phosphatase
  • Ecto-5'-Nucleotidase
  • IMP Nucleotidase
  • IMP Phosphatase
  • Inosinate Phosphatase
  • Pyrimidine 5'-Nucleotidase
  • Thymidine Phosphatase
  • Uridylate 5'-Nucleotidase

Source - MeSH 2007

Broader terms for 5' nucleotidase

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

The term 5' nucleotidase can be used for:

Source: CRISP

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