EC - Choline kinase

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Accepted name:
choline kinase
Other names:
choline kinase (phosphorylating)
choline phosphokinase
choline-ethanolamine kinase
Systematic name:
ATP:choline phosphotransferase



Ethanolamine and its methyl and ethyl derivatives can also act as acceptors.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004103
CAS Registry Number: 9026-67-9
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (20) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Hayashi, S. and Lin, E.C.C.
    Purification and properties of glycerol kinase from Escherichia coli.
    J. Biol. Chem. 242 : 1030-1035 (1967). [PMID: 5335908]
  2. Wittenberg, J. and Kornberg, A.
    Choline phosphokinase.
    J. Biol. Chem. 202 : 431-444 (1953).

[EC created 1961]