Reaction: ATP + 5-methyldeoxycytidine 5'-phosphate = ADP + 5-methyldeoxycytidine diphosphate
Systematic name: ATP:5-methyldeoxycytidine-5'-phosphate phosphotransferase
Comments: The enzyme, from phage XP-12-infected Xanthomonas oryzae, converts m5dCMP into m5dCDP and then into m5dCTP.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 81032-53-3
1. Wang, R.Y.-H., Huang, L.-H. and Ehrlich, M. A bacteriophage-induced 5-methyldeoxycytidine 5'-monophosphate kinase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 696 (1982) 31-36. [PMID: 7082669]