EC 2.7.1.59 - N-acetylglucosamine kinase

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EC 2.7.1.59

Names

Accepted name:
N-acetylglucosamine kinase
Other names:
2-acetylamino-2-deoxy-D-glucose kinase
ATP:2-acetylamino-2-deoxy-D-glucose 6-phosphotransferase
acetylaminodeoxyglucokinase
acetylglucosamine kinase (phosphorylating)
Systematic name:
ATP:N-acetyl-D-glucosamine 6-phosphotransferase

Reaction

Comments:

The bacterial enzyme also acts on D-glucose.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0045127
CAS Registry Number: 9027-48-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (77) [show] [UniProt]

References

  1. Asensio, C. and Ruiz-Amil, M.
    N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine kinase. II. Escherichia coli.
    Methods Enzymol. 9: 421-425 (1966).
  2. Barkulis, S.S.
    N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine kinase. I. Streptococus pyrogenes.
    Methods Enzymol. 9: 415-420 (1966).
  3. Datta, A.
    Studies on hog spleen N-acetylglucosamine kinase. I. Purification and properties of N-acetylglucosamine kinase.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 220: 51-60 (1970). [PMID: 4319609]

[EC 2.7.1.59 created 1972]