IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: N-acylmannosamine kinase

Reaction: ATP + N-acyl-D-mannosamine = ADP + N-acyl-D-mannosamine 6-phosphate

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Other name(s): acylmannosamine kinase (phosphorylating); acetylamidodeoxymannokinase; acetylmannosamine kinase; acylaminodeoxymannokinase; acylmannosamine kinase; N-acyl-D-mannosamine kinase; N-acetylmannosamine kinase; ATP:N-acetylmannosamine 6-phosphotransferase

Systematic name: ATP:N-acyl-D-mannosamine 6-phosphotransferase

Comments: Acts on the acetyl and glycolyl derivatives.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-53-6


1. Banerjee, S. and Ghosh, S. Purification and properties of N-acetylmannosamine kinase from Salmonella typhimurium. Eur. J. Biochem. 8 (1969) 200-206. [PMID: 4889177]

2. Ghosh, S. and Roseman, S. Enzymatic phosphorylation of N-acetyl-D-mannosamine. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 47 (1961) 955-958.

3. Kundig, W., Ghosh, S. and Roseman, S. The sialic acids. VII. N-Acyl-D-mannosamine kinase from rat liver. J. Biol. Chem. 241 (1966) 5619-5626. [PMID: 5928201]

[EC created 1972]

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