Biochemical Properties and Possible Roles of Ectophosphatase Activities in Fungi

@inproceedings{FreitasMesquita2014BiochemicalPA,
  title={Biochemical Properties and Possible Roles of Ectophosphatase Activities in Fungi},
  author={Anita Leoc{\'a}dio Freitas-Mesquita and Jos{\'e} Roberto Meyer-Fernandes},
  booktitle={International journal of molecular sciences},
  year={2014}
}
Ectophosphatases are surface membrane-bound proteins whose active sites face the extracellular medium. These enzymes have been reported in several microorganisms including a large number of medically relevant fungal species. An effective technique for identifying ectophosphatases is performing phosphatase activity assays using living intact cells. Biochemical characterization of these activities has shown their differential modulation by classical phosphatase inhibitors, divalent metals and pH… CONTINUE READING