IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: phosphoglucokinase

Reaction: ATP + α-D-glucose 1-phosphate = ADP + α-D-glucose 1,6-bisphosphate

Other name(s): glucose-phosphate kinase; phosphoglucokinase (phosphorylating); ATP:D-glucose-1-phosphate 6-phosphotransferase

Systematic name: ATP:α-D-glucose-1-phosphate 6-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9032-96-6


1. Paladini, A.C., Caputto, R., Leloir, L.F., Trucco, R.E. and Cardini, C.E. The enzymatic synthesis of glucose-1,6-diphosphate. Arch. Biochem. 23 (1949) 55-66.

[EC created 1961]

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