IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.7.1.213

Accepted name: cytidine kinase

Reaction: ATP + cytidine = ADP + CMP

Systematic name: ATP:cytidine 5'-phosphotransferase

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the archaeon Thermococcus kodakarensis, participates in a pathway for nucleoside degradation. The enzyme can also act on deoxycytidine and uridine, but unlike EC 2.7.1.48, uridine kinase, it is most active with cytidine.

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References:

1. Aono, R., Sato, T., Imanaka, T. and Atomi, H. A pentose bisphosphate pathway for nucleoside degradation in Archaea. Nat. Chem. Biol. 11 (2015) 355-360. [PMID: 25822915]

[EC 2.7.1.213 created 2016]


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