EC - Nucleoside-phosphate kinase

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Accepted name:
nucleoside-phosphate kinase
Other name:
Systematic name:
ATP:nucleoside-phosphate phosphotransferase



Many nucleotides can act as acceptors; other nucleoside triphosphates can act instead of ATP.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0050145
CAS Registry Number: 9026-50-0


  1. Gibson, D.M., Ayengar, P. and Sanadi, D.R.
    Transphosphorylations between nucleoside phosphates.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 21: 86-91 (1956).
  2. Heppel, L.A., Strominger, J.L. and Maxwell, E.S.
    Nucleoside monophosphate kinases. II. Transphosphorylation between adenosine monophosphate and nucleotide triphosphate.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 32: 422-430 (1959).
  3. Lieberman, I., Kornberg, A. and Simms, E.S.
    Enzymatic synthesis of nucleotide diphosphates and triphosphates.
    J. Biol. Chem. 215: 429-440 (1955).
  4. Noda, L.
    Nucleoside triphosphate-nucleoside monophosphokinases.
    In: Boyer, P.D., Lardy, H. and Myrbäck, K. (Eds.) The Enzymes, 2nd ed. vol. 6, Academic Press, New York, 1962, 139-149

[EC created 1961]