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Entry
EC 3.1.4.38                 Enzyme                                 

Name
glycerophosphocholine cholinephosphodiesterase;
L-3-glycerylphosphinicocholine cholinephosphohydrolase
Class
Hydrolases;
Acting on ester bonds;
Phosphoric-diester hydrolases
BRITE hierarchy
Sysname
sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine cholinephosphohydrolase
Reaction(IUBMB)
sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine + H2O = glycerol + phosphocholine [RN:R02591]
Reaction(KEGG)
Substrate
sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine [CPD:C00670];
H2O [CPD:C00001]
Product
glycerol [CPD:C00116];
phosphocholine [CPD:C00588]
Comment
No activity on sn-3-glycerophosphoethanolamine.
History
EC 3.1.4.38 created 1976
Reference
1  [PMID:166661]
  Authors
Abra RM, Quinn PJ.
  Title
A novel pathway for phosphatidylcholine catabolism in rat brain homogenates.
  Journal
Biochim. Biophys. Acta. 380 (1975) 436-41.
Other DBs
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BRENDA, the Enzyme Database: 
CAS: 
60063-78-7

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