EC - Arginine kinase

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IntEnz Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name:
arginine kinase
Other names:
adenosine 5'-triphosphate-arginine phosphotransferase
adenosine 5'-triphosphate:L-arginine phosphotransferase
arginine phosphokinase
ATP:L-arginine ω-N-phosphotransferase
Systematic name:
ATP:L-arginine Nω-phosphotransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , NIST 74 , UniPathway
Protein domains and families: PROSITE:PDOC00103
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0004054
CAS Registry Number: 9026-70-4
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (34) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Elödi, P. and Szörényi, E.T.
    Properties of crystalline arginine phosphoferase isolated from crustacean muscle.
    Acta Physiol. Acad. Sci. (Hung.) 9 : 367-379 (1956).
  2. Morrison, J.F., Griffiths, D.E. and Ennor, A.H.
    The purification and properties of arginine phosphokinase.
    Biochem. J. 65 : 143-153 (1957). [PMID: 13403885]
  3. Szörényi, E.T., Dvornikova, P.D. and Degtyar, P.G.
    [Isolation in the crystalline state and some properties of adenosinetriphosphate-arginine transphosphorylase.] (in Russian)
    Dokl. Akad. Nauk S.S.S.R. 67 : 341-344 (1949).
  4. Virden, R., Watts, D.C. and Baldwin, E.
    Adenosine 5'-triphosphate-arginine phosphotransferase from lobster muscle: purification and properties.
    Biochem. J. 94 : 536-544 (1965). [PMID: 14340045]

[EC created 1961]