IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: α-D-ribose-1-phosphate 5-kinase (ADP)

Reaction: ADP + α-D-ribose-1-phosphate = AMP + α-D-ribose 1,5-bisphosphate

Systematic name: ADP:α-D-ribose-1-phosphate 5-phosphotransferase

Comments: The enzyme, characterized from the archaeon Thermococcus kodakarensis, participates in an archaeal pathway for nucleoside degradation.

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


1. Aono, R., Sato, T., Imanaka, T. and Atomi, H. A pentose bisphosphate pathway for nucleoside degradation in Archaea. Nat. Chem. Biol. 11 (2015) 355-360. [PMID: 25822915]

[EC created 2016]

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