Reaction: ATP + [5-(aminomethyl)furan-3-yl]methyl phosphate = ADP + [5-(aminomethyl)furan-3-yl]methyl diphosphate
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Other name(s): MfnE
Systematic name: ATP:[5-(aminomethyl)furan-3-yl]methyl-phosphate phosphotransferase
Comments: Requires Mg2+. The enzyme, isolated from the archaeon Methanocaldococcus jannaschii, participates in the biosynthesis of the methanofuran cofactor.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:
1. Wang, Y., Xu, H., Jones, M.K. and White, R.H. Identification of the final two genes functioning in methanofuran biosynthesis in Methanocaldococcus jannaschii. J. Bacteriol. 197 (2015) 2850-2858. [PMID: 26100040]