EC - Acetylglutamate kinase

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Accepted name:
acetylglutamate kinase
Other names:
N-acetylglutamate 5-phosphotransferase
N-acetylglutamate kinase
N-acetylglutamate phosphokinase
N-acetylglutamic 5-phosphotransferase
acetylglutamate phosphokinase
Systematic name:
ATP:N-acetyl-L-glutamate 5-phosphotransferase


Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , DIAGRAM , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0003991
CAS Registry Number: 9027-58-1
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: (570) [show] [UniProt]


  1. Baich, A. and Vogel, H.J.
    N-Acetyl-γ-glutamokinase and N-acetylglutamic γ-semialdehyde dehydrogenase: repressible enzymes of arginine synthesis in Escherichia coli.
    Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 7: 491-496 (1962).
  2. Faragó, A. and Denés, G.
    Mechanism of arginine biosynthesis in Chlamydomonas reinhardti. II. Purification and properties of N-acetylglutamate 5-phosphotransferase, the allosteric enzyme of the pathway.
    Biochim. Biophys. Acta 136: 6-18 (1967). [PMID: 6040410]
  3. Vogel, H.J. and McLellan, W.L.
    N-Acetyl-γ-glutamokinase (Escherichia coli).
    Methods Enzymol. 17A: 251-255 (1970).

[EC created 1972]