EC - Inositol 3-kinase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
inositol 3-kinase
Other names:
myo-inositol 1-kinase
inositol-1-kinase (phosphorylating)
myoinositol kinase
Systematic name:
ATP:myo-inositol 1-phosphotransferase


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Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0019140
CAS Registry Number: 37278-07-2


  1. English, P.D., Dietz, M. and Albersheim, P.
    Myoinositol kinase: partial purification and identification of product.
    Science 151: 198-199 (1966).
  2. Loewus, M.W., Sasaki, K., Leavitt, A.C., Muscell, L., Sherman, W.R. and Loewus, F.A.
    Enantiomeric form of myo-inositol-1-phosphate produced by myo-inositol-1-phosphate synthase and myoinositol kinase in higher-plants.
    Plant Physiol. 70: 1661-1663 (1982). [PMID: 4303320]
  3. Stephens, L.R., Kay, R.R. and Irvine, R.F.
    A myo-inositol D-3 hydroxykinase activity in Dictyostelium.
    Biochem. J. 272: 201-210 (1991). [PMID: 2176081]

[EC created 1972, modified 2001]