EC - Choline-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

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Accepted name:
choline-phosphate cytidylyltransferase
Other names:
CDP-choline pyrophosphorylase
CDP-choline synthetase
CTP-phosphocholine cytidylyltransferase
CTP:phosphorylcholine cytidylyltransferase
choline phosphate cytidylyltransferase
cytidine diphosphocholine pyrophosphorylase
phosphocholine cytidylyltransferase
phosphorylcholine cytidylyltransferase
phosphorylcholine transferase
phosphorylcholine:CTP cytidylyltransferase
Systematic name:
CTP:choline-phosphate cytidylyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004105
CAS Registry Number: 9026-34-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (13) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Borkenhagen, L.F. and Kennedy, E.P.
    The enzymatic synthesis of cytidine diphosphate choline.
    J. Biol. Chem. 227: 951-962 (1957).
  2. Kennedy, E.P. and Weiss, S.B.
    The function of cytidine coenzymes in the biosynthesis of phospholipides.
    J. Biol. Chem. 222: 193-214 (1956).
  3. Williams-Ashman, H.G. and Banks, J.
    Participation of cytidine coenzymes in the metabolism of choline by seminal vesicles.
    J. Biol. Chem. 223: 509-521 (1956).

[EC created 1961]