EC - Lombricine kinase

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Accepted name:
lombricine kinase
Systematic name:
ATP:lombricine N-phosphotransferase



Also acts on methylated lombricines such as thalassemine; the specificity varies with the source species.

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:0050059
CAS Registry Number: 9026-53-3


  1. Gaffney, T.J., Rosenberg, H. and Ennor, A.H.
    The purification and properties of adenosine triphosphate-lombricine phosphotransferase.
    Biochem. J. 90: 170-176 (1964). [PMID: 5832288]
  2. Kassab, R., Pradel, L.A. and Thoai, N.V.
    ATP:taurocyamine and ATP:lombricine phosphotransferases. Purification and study of SH groups.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 99: 397-405 (1965). [PMID: 5840960]
  3. Pant, R.
    Isolation of lombricine and its enzymatic phosphorylation.
    Biochem. J. 73: 30-33 (1959).
  4. Thoai, N.V., Robin, Y. and Guillou, Y.
    A new phosphagen, N'-phosphorylguanidinoethylphospho-O-(α-N,N-dimethyl)serine (phosphothalassemine).
    Biochemistry 11: 3890-3895 (1972). [PMID: 5079888]

[EC created 1965, modified 1976]