IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: undecaprenol kinase

Reaction: ATP + undecaprenol = ADP + undecaprenyl phosphate

Other name(s): isoprenoid alcohol kinase; isoprenoid alcohol phosphokinase; C55-isoprenoid alcohol phosphokinase; isoprenoid alcohol kinase (phosphorylating); C55-isoprenoid alcohol kinase; C55-isoprenyl alcohol phosphokinase; polyisoprenol kinase

Systematic name: ATP:undecaprenol phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9068-22-8


1. Higashi, Y., Siewert, G. and Strominger, J.L. Biosynthesis of the peptidoglycan of bacterial cell walls. XIX. Isoprenoid alcohol phosphokinase. J. Biol. Chem. 245 (1970) 3683-3690. [PMID: 4248528]

[EC created 1972]

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