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
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