IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: nicotinate riboside kinase

Reaction: ATP + β-D-ribosylnicotinate = ADP + nicotinate β-D-ribonucleotide

Other name(s): ribosylnicotinic acid kinase; nicotinic acid riboside kinase; NRK1 (ambiguous)

Systematic name: ATP:β-D-ribosylnicotinate 5-phosphotransferase

Comments: The enzyme from yeast and human also has the activity of EC (ribosylnicotinamide kinase).

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number:


1. Tempel, W., Rabeh, W.M., Bogan, K.L., Belenky, P., Wojcik, M., Seidle, H.F., Nedyalkova, L., Yang, T., Sauve, A.A., Park, H.W. and Brenner, C. Nicotinamide riboside kinase structures reveal new pathways to NAD+. PLoS Biol. 5 (2007) e263. [PMID: 17914902]

[EC created 2012]

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