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Pronunciation: ă-pī′rās

Definition: An enzyme catalyzing hydrolytic removal of two orthophosphate residues from adenosine 5′-triphosphate to yield adenosine 5′-monophosphate; ATP + 2H2O → AMP + 2Pi.

Synonym(s): ADPase, ATP-diphosphatase

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