IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: D-ribitol-5-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

Reaction: CTP + D-ribitol 5-phosphate = diphosphate + CDP-ribitol

Other name(s): CDP ribitol pyrophosphorylase; cytidine diphosphate ribitol pyrophosphorylase; ribitol 5-phosphate cytidylyltransferase; cytidine diphosphoribitol pyrophosphorylase

Systematic name: CTP:D-ribitol-5-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-07-0


1. Shaw, D.R.D. Pyrophosphorolysis and enzymic synthesis of cytidine diphosphate glycerol and cytidine diphosphate ribitol. Biochem. J. 82 (1962) 297-312.

[EC created 1972]

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