IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: inosine kinase

Reaction: ATP + inosine = ADP + IMP

Other name(s): inosine-guanosine kinase; inosine kinase (phosphorylating)

Systematic name: ATP:inosine 5'-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37237-46-0


1. Pierre, K.J. and LePage, G.A. Formation of inosine-5'-monophosphate by a kinase in cell-free extracts of Ehrlich ascites cells in vitro. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 127 (1968) 432-440. [PMID: 5645030]

[EC created 1972]

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