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Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases

An enzyme group that specifically dephosphorylates phosphotyrosyl residues in selected proteins. Together with PROTEIN-TYROSINE KINASE, it regulates tyrosine phosphorylation and dephosphorylation in cellular signal transduction and may play a role in cell growth control and carcinogenesis.

Year introduced: 2008(1985)

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Tree Number(s): D08.811.277.352.650.775, D12.776.476.564

MeSH Unique ID: D017027

Registry Number: EC

Entry Terms:

  • Phosphatases, Protein Tyrosine
  • Tyrosine Phosphatases, Protein
  • Phosphotyrosyl Protein Phosphatase
  • Phosphatase, Phosphotyrosyl Protein
  • Protein Phosphatase, Phosphotyrosyl
  • Protein-Tyrosine Phosphatase
  • Phosphatase, Protein-Tyrosine
  • PTPase
  • Tyrosyl Phosphoprotein Phosphatase
  • Phosphatase, Tyrosyl Phosphoprotein
  • Phosphoprotein Phosphatase, Tyrosyl
  • Phosphotyrosine Phosphatase
  • Phosphatase, Phosphotyrosine
  • Protein-Tyrosine-Phosphatase
  • Protein Tyrosine Phosphatase

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