Reaction: CTP + (2E,6E)-farnesyl phosphate = CDP + (2E,6E)-farnesyl diphosphate
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Systematic name: CTP:(2E,6E)-farnesyl-phosphate phosphotransferase
Comments: The enzyme, found in plants and animals, is specific for CTP as phosphate donor. It does not use farnesol as substrate (cf. EC 126.96.36.199, farnesol kinase).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number:
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2. Fitzpatrick, A.H., Bhandari, J. and Crowell, D.N. Farnesol kinase is involved in farnesol metabolism, ABA signaling and flower development in Arabidopsis. Plant J. 66 (2011) 1078-1088. [PMID: 21395888]