EC - Pyridoxal kinase

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Accepted name:
pyridoxal kinase
Other names:
pyridoxal 5-phosphate-kinase
pyridoxal kinase (phosphorylating)
pyridoxal phosphokinase
pyridoxine kinase
vitamin B6 kinase
Systematic name:
ATP:pyridoxal 5'-phosphotransferase



Pyridoxine, pyridoxamine and various derivatives can also act as acceptors.

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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008478
CAS Registry Number: 9026-42-0
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (121) [show] [UniProt]


  1. McCormick, D.B., Gregory, M.E. and Snell, E.E.
    Pyridoxal phosphokinases. I. Assay, distribution, purification, and properties.
    J. Biol. Chem. 236 : 2076-2084 (1961).
  2. Trufanov, A.F. and Krisanova, J.A.
    Biosynthesis of pyridoxal phosphate by liver sections of rat in vitro.
    Byull. Eksp. Biol. Med. 22 : 40-43 (1946).

[EC created 1961]