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241 human active and 13 inactive phosphatases in total;
194 phosphatases have substrate data;
336 protein substrates;
83 non-protein substrates;
1215 dephosphorylation interactions;
299 KEGG pathways;
876 Reactome pathways;
last scientific update:
11 Mar, 2019
last maintenance update:
01 Sep, 2023



DEPOD - the human DEPhOsphorylation Database

Prof. Dr. Maja Köhn
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Schänzlestr. 18
79104 Freiburg

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Email: maja.koehn(at)

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Prof. Maja Köhn

Dr. Yamini Chand

2. Disclaimer

DEPOD has been carefully compiled based on thorough research using expert knowledge. However, the possibilty of errors during the processing and implementation of the content cannot be fully excluded. Please direct your queries/remarks/suggestions to maja.koehn(at)

Despite the high degree of care taken during data-compilation and in general designing the website, we (Prof. Maja Köhn's group and the University of Freiburg) are not liable for the correctness or the completeness of the data or the information imported from third party databases and websites or the information that is not current. DEPOD assumes no liability for damages or other consequences incurred directly or indirectly upon the use of its content.

DEPOD does not claim any right to or responsibility for any content that is cross-referenced from other websites, products and services. This foreign content including but not limited to the abstracts, metadata of scientific publications and 3D models of protein structures, neither originates from the Koehn group or the University of Freiburg nor do we possess any influence over such third party content. Third party content with which DEPOD is associated through links does not reflect the opinion of the Köhn group or the University of Freiburg. This content merely serves as a source of further information and description of connections. These remarks hold true for all links and references on this website. Legally responsible for illegal, incorrect, or incomplete content or especially for damages incurred as a result of the use of such information is solely the owner of the page the reference refers to.

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DEPOD stores and integrates data from some of the external databases as listed below and abides by the data-sharing and redistribution policies laid out by the corresponding databases. Please check the licencing information from these databases before using this data here: DisGeNet, COSMIC, OMIM, ELM, KEGG API and KEGG FTP, REACTOME, PhosphoSitePlus, Phospho.ELM.

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