phosphoric ester hydrolase activity

id: GO:0042578
name: phosphoric ester hydrolase activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: Catalysis of the reaction: RPO-R' + H2O = RPOOH + R'H. This reaction is the hydrolysis of any phosphoric ester bond, any ester formed from orthophosphoric acid, O=P(OH)3.

Child Functions

GO:0008081phosphoric diester hydrolase activity
GO:0016791phosphatase activity
GO:0016793triphosphoric monoester hydrolase activity
GO:0016794diphosphoric monoester hydrolase activity
GO:0016795phosphoric triester hydrolase activity

Parent Functions

GO:0016788hydrolase activity, acting on ester bonds