IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: riboflavin phosphotransferase

Reaction: α-D-glucose 1-phosphate + riboflavin = D-glucose + FMN

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): riboflavine phosphotransferase; glucose-1-phosphate phosphotransferase; G-1-P phosphotransferase; D-glucose-1-phosphate:riboflavin 5'-phosphotransferase

Systematic name: α-D-glucose-1-phosphate:riboflavin 5'-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9026-26-0


1. Katagiri, H., Yamada, H. and Imai, K. The transphosphorylation reactions catalyzed by glucose 1-phosphate phosphotransferases of Escherichia coli. I. Enzymic phosphorylation of riboflavine. J. Biochem. (Tokyo) 46 (1959) 1119-1126.

[EC created 1961]

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