Reaction: ATP + 2-methylpropanoate = ADP + 2-methylpropanoyl phosphate
Other name(s): isobutyrate kinase
Systematic name: ATP:branched-chain-fatty-acid 1-phosphotransferase
Comments: 3-Methylbutanoate, 2-methylbutanoate, pentanoate, butanoate and propanoate can also act as acceptors (cf. EC 22.214.171.124 butyrate kinase).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 84177-54-8
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