IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-dehydro-3-deoxygluconokinase

Reaction: ATP + 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate = ADP + 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-6-phospho-D-gluconate

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Other name(s): 2-keto-3-deoxygluconokinase; 2-keto-3-deoxy-D-gluconic acid kinase; 2-keto-3-deoxygluconokinase (phosphorylating); 2-keto-3-deoxygluconate kinase; ketodeoxygluconokinase

Systematic name: ATP:2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-gluconate 6-phosphotransferase

Comments: The enzyme shows no activity with 2-dehydro-3-deoxy-D-galactonate [1]. cf. EC, 2-dehydro-3-deoxyglucono/2-dehydro-3-deoxygalactonokinase.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-54-4


1. Cynkin, M.A. and Ashwell, G. Uronic acid metabolism in bacteria. IV. Purification and properties of 2-keto-3-deoxy-D-gluconokinase in Escherichia coli. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 1576-1579.

[EC created 1965, modified 1976]

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