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HMDB Protein ID HMDBP00552
Secondary Accession Numbers
  • 5824
Name Acylphosphatase-2
  1. Acylphosphatase, muscle type isozyme
  2. Acylphosphate phosphohydrolase 2
Gene Name ACYP2
Protein Type Enzyme
Biological Properties
General Function Involved in acylphosphatase activity
Specific Function Its physiological role is not yet clear.
  • Pyruvate metabolism
An acylphosphate + Water → a carboxylate + Phosphate details
Acetylphosphate + Water → Acetic acid + Phosphate details
Benzoyl phosphate + Water → Benzoic acid + Phosphate details
Glyceric acid 1,3-biphosphate + Water → 3-Phosphoglyceric acid + Phosphate details
GO Classification
Biological Process
phosphate-containing compound metabolic process
Cellular Component
catalytic activity
acylphosphatase activity
hydrolase activity
hydrolase activity, acting on acid anhydrides
hydrolase activity, acting on acid anhydrides, in phosphorus-containing anhydrides
Molecular Function
acylphosphatase activity
Cellular Location
  1. Cytoplasmic
Gene Properties
Chromosome Location 2
Locus 2p16.2
Gene Sequence
>300 bp
Protein Properties
Number of Residues 99
Molecular Weight 11139.52
Theoretical pI 9.496
Pfam Domain Function
Signals Not Available
Transmembrane Regions Not Available
Protein Sequence
GenBank ID Protein 15341747
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot ID P14621
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Entry Name ACYP2_HUMAN
PDB IDs Not Available
GenBank Gene ID BC012290
GeneCard ID ACYP2
GenAtlas ID ACYP2
General References
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  2. Manao G, Camici G, Modesti A, Liguri G, Berti A, Stefani M, Cappugi G, Ramponi G: Human skeletal muscle acylphosphatase: the primary structure. Mol Biol Med. 1984 Dec;2(6):369-78. [PubMed:6100723 ]
  3. Chiarugi P, Raugei G, Marzocchini R, Fiaschi T, Ciccarelli C, Berti A, Ramponi G: Differential modulation of expression of the two acylphosphatase isoenzymes by thyroid hormone. Biochem J. 1995 Oct 15;311 ( Pt 2):567-73. [PubMed:7487897 ]