IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: nucleoside ribosyltransferase

Reaction: D-ribosyl-base1 + base2 = D-ribosyl-base2 + base1

Other name(s): nucleoside N-ribosyltransferase

Systematic name: nucleoside:purine(pyrimidine) D-ribosyltransferase

Comments: Base1 and base2 represent various purines and pyrimidines.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9030-31-3


1. Koch, A.L. Some enzymes of nucleoside metabolism of Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 223 (1956) 535-549.

[EC created 1961]

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