IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: 2-dehydro-3-deoxygalactonokinase

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

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Other name(s): 2-keto-3-deoxygalactonokinase; 2-keto-3-deoxygalactonate kinase (phosphorylating); 2-oxo-3-deoxygalactonate kinase;

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

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37278-05-0


1. Stouthamer, A.H. Glucose and galactose metabolism in Gluconobacter liquefaciens. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 48 (1961) 484-500.

[EC created 1972]

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