phosphatase

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any of a group of enzymes that act as a catalyst in the hydrolysis of organic phosphates

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Elimination of cdc2 phosphorylation sites in the CDC25 phosphatase blocks initiation of M-phase.
Cell cycle regulation by the Cdc25 phosphatase family.
CDKs and polo-like kinases increase Cdc25 phosphatase activity thus contributing to an amplification loop that ensures the faithful activation of CDKs during cell cycle transitions (Powers et al.
have discovered that a family of genes encoding enzymes called cdc25 phosphatases that play a key role in regulating cell division, can cause cancer when they are inappropriately activated.