IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: rhamnulokinase

Reaction: ATP + L-rhamnulose = ADP + L-rhamnulose 1-phosphate

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other name(s): RhuK; rhamnulokinase (phosphorylating); L-rhamnulokinase; L-rhamnulose kinase; rhamnulose kinase

Systematic name: ATP:L-rhamnulose 1-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9030-52-8


1. Wilson, D.M. and Ajl, S. Metabolism of L-rhamnose by Escherichia coli. II. The phosphorylation of L-rhamnulose. J. Bacteriol. 73 (1957) 415-420.

[EC created 1961]

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