IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: xylitol kinase

Reaction: ATP + xylitol = ADP + xylitol 5-phosphate

Systematic name: ATP:xylitol 5-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 91273-86-8


1. Assev, S. and Roella, G. Evidence for presence of a xylitol phosphotransferase system in Streptococcus mutans OMZ 176. Acta Pathol. Microbiol. Immunol. Scand. 92B (1984) 89-92. [PMID: 6730972]

[EC created 1989]

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