IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: galacturonokinase

Reaction: ATP + D-galacturonate = ADP + 1-phospho-α-D-galacturonate

Other name(s): galacturonokinase (phosphorylating) D-galacturonic acid kinase

Systematic name: ATP:D-galacturonate 1-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9026-63-5


1. Neufeld, E.F., Feingold, D.S., Ilves, S.M., Kessler, G. and Hassid, W.Z. Phosphorylation of D-galacturonic acid by extracts from germinating seeds of Phaseolus aureus. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 3102-3105.

[EC created 1965]

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