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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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Induction of a major leaf acid phosphatase does not confer adaptation to low phosphorus availability in common bean.
Excisional biopsy of the left supraclavicular mass staining positive for prostate specific antigen (PSA) and prostate-specific acid phosphatase (PAP) in slides (a) and (b) respectively.
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.
Purification and partial characterization of an acid phosphatase from Spirodela oligorrhiza and its affinity for selected organophosphate pesticides.
Serum tartrate-resistant acid phosphatase 5b is a specific and sensitive marker of bone-resorption.
1,3) Although acid phosphatase is present in high levels in seminal samples, it is considered only a strong indication of the presence of semen because it can also appear in vaginal secretions; however, seminal plasma glycoprotein p30, an antigen specific to the prostate, is widely regarded as conclusive proof of the presence of semen and indicates ejaculation during the previous 48 hours.
In our study, we generally showed statistically significant correlations between increased resistance to 5-fluorocytosine, ketoconazole, miconazole, fluconazole, itraconazole and higher activity of alpha-galactosidase, alpha-glucosidase, leucine arylamidase, beta-glucuronidase, beta-glucosidase, chymotrypsin, esterase, acid phosphatase, alkaline phosphatase, naphthyl phosphohydrolase, N-acetyl-beta-D-glucosidase, and trypsin for isolates from hand surfaces.
In the present study, the Interstitial cells showed negative reaction to alkaline, acid phosphatases and PAS in both groups studied.
2011) reported that seed priming with KNO3 resulted in an increment of acid phosphatase at a level close to that of the control in roots, shoots and cotyledons under saline conditions in lettuce seedlings.
max] values) of purified extra cellular phytase and acid phosphatase produced by Bacillus cereus EME 48 .
Also increase in acid phosphatase and peroxidase contents was recorded due to bacterial inoculations compared to control.