EC - Polyphosphate kinase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
polyphosphate kinase
Other name:
polyphosphoric acid kinase
Systematic name:
ATP:polyphosphate phosphotransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008976
CAS Registry Number: 9026-44-2
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (102) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Hoffmann-Ostenhof, O., Kenedy, J., Keck, K., Gabriel, O. and Schönfellinger, H.W.
    En neues Phosphat-übertragendes Ferment aus Hefe.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 14: 285 (1954).
  2. Kornberg, A., Kornberg, S.R. and Simms, E.S.
    Metaphosphate synthesis by an enzyme from Escherichia coli.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 20: 215-227 (1956).
  3. Muhammed, A.
    Studies on biosynthesis of polymetaphosphate by an enzyme from Corynebacterium xerosis.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 54: 121-132 (1961).

[EC created 1961]