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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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Ultrastructural localization of tartrate-resistant, purple acid phosphatase in rat osteoclasts by histochemistry and immunocytochemistry.
Significance of "high" serum acid phosphatase in normal children.
An optimized continuous-monitoring procedure for semiautomated determination of serum acid phosphatase activity.
1) showed adenocarcinoma of undetermined origin, but stained negative for the prostatic markers of PSA and prostate-specific acid phosphatase (PAP).
The purification of acid phosphatase from human prostatic tissue has been successful.
Purification and partial characterization of two acid phosphatase forms from pearl oyster (Pinctada fucata).
We have shown that cigarette smoking was associated with increased level of serum prostate specific acid phosphatase in healthy young adult population in Eastern Nigeria (figure 1 and 2).
Acid phosphatase (ACP) catalyzes the hydrolysis of various phosphate-containing compounds and acts as a transphosphorylase in acidic conditions.
Bone acid phosphatase: tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase as a marker of osteoclast function.
Provenge is an active immunotherapy designed to stimulate the immune system to attack cells that express prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP), a protein expressed on approximately 95 percent of prostate cancer cells.
Peripheral blood lymphocytes displayed tartrate resistant acid phosphatase (TRAP).
In summary, the primary prostatic carcinoma, as well as the metastatic prostatic carcinoma in the breast, displayed strong and diffuse staining for PSA (BioGenex, San Ramon, Calif) and androgen receptor (BioGenex), focal staining for prostatic acid phosphatase (PsAP; BioGenex), and negative staining with cytokeratin (CK) 7 (Dako, Carpinteria, Calif), CK 20 (Dako), estrogen receptor (ER; Dako), and gross cystic disease fluid protein 15 (GCDFP-15; Signet, Dedham, Mass).
Gilbert GA, Knight JD, Vance CP, Allan DL (1999) Acid phosphatase activity in phosphorus-deficient white lupin roots.
Prostatic acid phosphatase (PAP) is a non-specific phosphomonoesterase synthesized in prostate epithelial cells and its level proportionally increases with prostate cancer progression.