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Mesh term Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases

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Phosphoric Monoester Hydrolases


An enzyme group that specifically dephosphorylates phosphotyrosyl residues in selected proteins. Together with PROTEIN-TYROSINE KINASE, it regulates tyrosine phosphorylation and dephosphorylation in cellular signal transduction and may play a role in cell growth control and carcinogenesis.

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Dual-Specificity Phosphatases
Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases, Non-Receptor
Receptor-Like Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases
SH2 Domain-Containing Protein Tyrosine Phosphatases

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