EC - Adenosine kinase

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Accepted name:
adenosine kinase
Other name:
adenosine kinase (phosphorylating)
Systematic name:
ATP:adenosine 5'-phosphotransferase



2-Aminoadenosine can also act as acceptor.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00504
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004001
CAS Registry Number: 9027-72-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (22) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Lindberg, B., Klenow, H. and Hansen, K.
    Some properties of partially purified mammalian adenosine kinase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242 : 350-356 (1967). [PMID: 4290214]
  2. Caputto, R.
    The enzymatic synthesis of adenylic acid; adenosinekinase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 189 : 801-814 (1951).
  3. Kornberg, A. and Pricer, W.E.
    Enzymatic phosphorylation of adenosine and 2,6-diaminopurine riboside.
    J. Biol. Chem. 193 : 481-495 (1951).

[EC created 1961]