EC 2.7.1.8 - Glucosamine kinase

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EC 2.7.1.8

Names

Accepted name:
glucosamine kinase
Other names:
ATP:2-amino-2-deoxy-D-glucose-6-phosphotransferase
aminodeoxyglucose kinase
glucosamine kinase (phosphorylating)
ATP:D-glucosamine phosphotransferase
Systematic name:
ATP:D-glucosamine 6-phosphotransferase

Reaction

Comments:

The enzyme has been studied in the bacterium Vibrio cholerae, where it participates in a chitin degradation pathway.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0047931
CAS Registry Number: 9031-90-7
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

References

  1. Bueding, E. and MacKinnon, J.A.
    Hexokinases of Schistosoma mansoni.
    J. Biol. Chem. 215: 495-506 (1955). [PMID: 13242546]
  2. Park, J. K., Wang, L. X., Roseman, S.
    Isolation of a glucosamine-specific kinase, a unique enzyme of Vibrio cholerae.
    J. Biol. Chem. 277: 15573-15578 (2002). [PMID: 11850417]

[EC 2.7.1.8 created 1961, modified 2014]