PROSITE documentation PDOC00891
Class A bacterial acid phosphatases signature
Class A bacterial acid phosphatases [
1] (EC 18.104.22.168) are a family of
related periplasmic enzymes. This family currently consist of:
Morganela morganii major phosphate-irrepressible acid phosphatase (HPAP)
Providencia stuartii and Salmonella typhimurium nonspecific acid
phosphatase (NSAP) (gene phoN).
Zymomonas mobilis acid phosphatase (gene phoC).
As a signature pattern, we selected the most conserved region, a perfectly
conserved octapeptide located in the central region of these enzymes.
November 1995 / First entry.
PROSITE method (with tools and information) covered by this documentation:
PS01157; Class A bacterial acid phosphatases signature (PATTERN)
1 Authors Thaller M.C., Berlutti F., Schippa S., Lombardi G., Rossolini G.M.
Title Characterization and sequence of PhoC, the principal phosphate-irrepressible acid phosphatase of Morganella morganii.
Source Microbiology 140:1341-1350(1994).
PubMed ID 8081499
PROSITE is copyright. It is produced by the SIB Swiss Institute
Bioinformatics. There are no restrictions on its use by non-profit
institutions as long as its content is in no way modified. Usage by and
for commercial entities requires a license agreement. For information
about the licensing scheme send an email to
View entry in original PROSITE document format
View entry in raw text format (no links)