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Gene Family: Acid phosphatases (ACP)

A subset of : Phosphatases

Acid phosphatase: Acid phosphatase ( EC 3.1.3.2, acid phosphomonoesterase, phosphomonoesterase, glycerophosphatase, acid monophosphatase, acid phosphohydrolase, acid phosphomonoester hydrolase, uteroferrin, acid nucleoside diphosphate phosphatase, orthophosphoric-monoester phosphohydrolase (acid optimum) ) is a phosphatase, a type of enzyme, used to free attached phosphoryl groups from other molecules during digestion. It can be further classified as a phosphomonoesterase. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 7

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
ACPP acid phosphatase, prostate ACP3, ACP-3, PAP 3q22.1
ACPT acid phosphatase, testicular 19q13.33
ACP1 acid phosphatase 1, soluble HAAP, LMW-PTP, LMWPTP 2p25.3
ACP2 acid phosphatase 2, lysosomal LAP 11p11.2
ACP5 acid phosphatase 5, tartrate resistant TRAP, HPAP 19p13.2
ACP6 acid phosphatase 6, lysophosphatidic LPAP, ACPL1 1q21.2
PXYLP1 2-phosphoxylose phosphatase 1 ACPL2 FLJ23751 3q23