IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: acetate kinase (diphosphate)

Reaction: diphosphate + acetate = phosphate + acetyl phosphate

Other names: pyrophosphate-acetate phosphotransferase

Systematic name: diphosphate:acetate phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 57657-58-6


1. Reeves, R.E. and Guthrie, J.D. Acetate kinase (pyrophosphate). A fourth pyrophosphate-dependent kinase from Entamoeba histolytica. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 66 (1975) 1389-1395. [PMID: 172079]

[EC created 1976]

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