IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: nucleotide diphosphokinase

Reaction: ATP + nucleoside 5'-phosphate = AMP + 5'-phosphonucleoside 3'-diphosphate

Other name(s): nucleotide pyrophosphokinase; ATP:nucleotide pyrophosphotransferase; ATP nucleotide 3'-pyrophosphokinase; nucleotide 3'-pyrophosphokinase

Systematic name: ATP:nucleoside-5'-phosphate diphosphotransferase

Comments: The enzyme acts on the 5'-mono-, di- and triphosphate derivatives of purine nucleosides.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 53167-92-3


1. Murao, S. and Nishino, T. Isolation and identification of ATP:nucleotide pyrophosphotransferase-producing microorganism. Agric. Biol. Chem. 38 (1974) 2483-2489.

2. Nishino, T. and Murao, S. Purification and some properties of ATP:nucleotide pyrophosphotransferase of Streptomyces adephospholyticus. Agric. Biol. Chem. 38 (1974) 2491-2496.

3. Nishino, T. and Murao, S. Characterization of pyrophosphoryl transfer reaction of ATP:nucleotide pyrophosphotransferase. Agric. Biol. Chem. 39 (1975) 1007-1014.

[EC created 1976]

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