IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: scyllo-inosamine 4-kinase

Reaction: ATP + 1-amino-1-deoxy-scyllo-inositol = ADP + 1-amino-1-deoxy-scyllo-inositol 4-phosphate

Other name(s): scyllo-inosamine kinase (phosphorylating); scyllo-inosamine kinase; ATP:inosamine phosphotransferase

Systematic name: ATP:1-amino-1-deoxy-scyllo-inositol 4-phosphotransferase

Comments: Also acts on streptamine, 2-deoxystreptamine and 1D-1-guanidino-3-amino-1,3-dideoxy-scyllo-inositol.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37278-08-3


1. Walker, J.B. Enzymic reactions involved in streptomycin biosynthesis and metabolisms. Lloydia 34 (1971) 363-371.

2. Walker, J.B. and Walker, M.S. Enzymatic synthesis of streptidine from scyllo-inosamine. Biochemistry 6 (1967) 3821-3829. [PMID: 6076630]

[EC created 1972, modified 1976]

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