EC - Pantothenate kinase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
pantothenate kinase
Other names:
D-pantothenate kinase
ATP:pantothenate 4'-phosphotransferase
pantothenate kinase (phosphorylating)
pantothenic acid kinase
Systematic name:
ATP:(R)-pantothenate 4'-phosphotransferase


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ERGO , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004594
CAS Registry Number: 9026-48-6
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (644) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Abiko, Y., Ashida, S.-I. and Shimizu, M.
    Purification and properties of D-pantothenate kinase from rat liver.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 268: 364-372 (1972). [PMID: 4337331]
  2. Brown, G.M.
    The metabolism of pantothenic acid.
    J. Biol. Chem. 234: 370-378 (1959).
  3. Pierpoint, W.S., Hughes, D.E., Baddiley, J. and Mathias, A.P.
    The phosphorylation of pantothenic acid by Lactobacillus arabinosus 17-5.
    Biochem. J. 61: 368-374 (1955).

[EC created 1961]