IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-arabinokinase

Reaction: ATP + L-arabinose = ADP + β-L-arabinose 1-phosphate

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): L-arabinokinase (phosphorylating)

Systematic name: ATP:L-arabinose 1-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37277-99-9


1. Neufeld, E.F., Feingold, D.S. and Hassid, W.Z. Phosphorylation of D-galactose and L-arabinose by extracts from Phaseolus aureus seedlings. J. Biol. Chem. 235 (1960) 906-909.

[EC created 1965]

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