EC - Xanthine phosphoribosyltransferase

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Accepted name:
xanthine phosphoribosyltransferase
Other names:
5-phospho-α-D-ribose-1-diphosphate:xanthine phospho-D-ribosyltransferase
XMP pyrophosphorylase
Xan phosphoribosyltransferase
xanthosine 5'-phosphate pyrophosphorylase
xanthylate pyrophosphorylase
xanthylic pyrophosphorylase
xanthine-guanine phosphoribosyltransferase
Systematic name:
XMP:diphosphate 5-phospho-α-D-ribosyltransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00096
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0000310
CAS Registry Number: 9023-10-3
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (304) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Krenitsky, T.A., Neil, S.M. and Miller, R.L.
    Guanine and xanthine phosphoribosyltransfer activities of Lactobacillus casei and Escherichia coli. Their relationship to hypoxanthine and adenine phosphoribosyltransfer activities.
    J. Biol. Chem. 245 : 2605-2611 (1970). [PMID: 4910918]

[EC created 1972]