IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: α-D-ribose 1-methylphosphonate 5-triphosphate synthase

Reaction: ATP + methylphosphonate = α-D-ribose 1-methylphosphonate 5-triphosphate + adenine

For diagram of reaction click here.

Systematic name: ATP:methylphosphonate 5-triphosphoribosyltransferase

Comments: Isolated from the bacterium Escherichia coli.

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1. Kamat, S.S., Williams, H.J. and Raushel, F.M. Intermediates in the transformation of phosphonates to phosphate by bacteria. Nature 480 (2011) 570-573. [PMID: 22089136]

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