IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: opheline kinase

Reaction: ATP + guanidinoethyl methyl phosphate = ADP + N'-phosphoguanidinoethyl methylphosphate

Systematic name: ATP:guanidinoethyl-methyl-phosphate phosphotransferase

Comments: Has a little activity on taurocyamine, lombricine and phosphotaurocyamine.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37278-15-2


1. Thoai, N.V., di Jeso, F., Robin, Y. and der Terrossian, E. Sur la nouvelle acide adenosine 5'-triphosphorique:guanidine phosphotransferase, l'opheline kinase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 113 (1966) 542-550.

[EC created 1972]

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