IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: formate kinase

Reaction: ATP + formate = ADP + formyl phosphate

Systematic name: ATP:formate phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9026-65-7


1. Sly, W.S. and Stadtman, E.R. Formate metabolism. II. Enzymatic synthesis of formyl phosphate and formyl coenzyme A in Clostridium cylindrosporum. J. Biol. Chem. 238 (1963) 2639-2647.

[EC created 1965]

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