IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: alkylglycerone kinase

Reaction: ATP + O-alkylglycerone = ADP + O-alkylglycerone phosphate

Other name(s): alkyldihydroxyacetone kinase (phosphorylating); alkyldihydroxyacetone kinase

Systematic name: ATP:O-alkylglycerone phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 52227-80-2


1. Chae, K., Piantadosi, C. and Snyder, F. Reductase, phosphatase, and kinase activities in the metabolism of alkyldihydroxyacetone phosphate and alkyldihydroxyacetone. J. Biol. Chem. 248 (1973) 6718-6723. [PMID: 4147653]

[EC created 1976]

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