IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: cytidylate cyclase

Reaction: CTP = 3',5'-cyclic CMP + diphosphate

Other name(s): 3',5'-cyclic-CMP synthase; cytidylyl cyclase; cytidyl cyclase; CTP diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing)

Systematic name: CTP diphosphate-lyase (cyclizing; 3',5'-cyclic-CMP-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 65357-82-6


1. Cech, S.Y. and Ignarro, L.J. Cytidine 3',5'-monophosphate (cyclic CMP) formation by homogenates of mouse liver. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 80 (1978) 119-125. [PMID: 23778]

2. Newton, R.P., Salih, S.G., Hakeem, N.A., Kingston, E.E. and Beynon, J.H. 3',5'-Cyclic UMP, -cyclic IMP, -cyclic TMP and related enzymes in mammalian-tissues. Biochem. Soc. Trans. 13 (1985) 1134-1135.

[EC created 1989]

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