IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: hydroxyethylthiazole kinase

Reaction: ATP + 4-methyl-5-(2-hydroxyethyl)thiazole = ADP + 4-methyl-5-(2-phosphooxyethyl)thiazole

Other name(s): hydroxyethylthiazole kinase (phosphorylating); 4-methyl-5-(β-hydroxyethyl)thiazole kinase

Systematic name: ATP:4-methyl-5-(2-hydroxyethyl)thiazole 2-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-56-6


1. Lewin, L.M. and Brown, G.M. The biosynthesis of thiamine. III. Mechanism of enzymatic formation of the pyrophosphate ester of 2-methyl-4-amino-5-hydroxymethylpyrimidine. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 2768-2771.

[EC created 1965]

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