IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: imidazoleacetate—phosphoribosyldiphosphate ligase

Reaction: ATP + imidazole-4-acetate + 5-phosphoribosyl diphosphate + H2O = ADP + phosphate + 1-(5-phosphoribosyl)imidazole-4-acetate + diphosphate

Other name(s): 5-phosphoribosylimidazoleacetate synthetase

Systematic name: imidazoleacetate:5-phosphoribosyl-diphosphate ligase (ADP- and diphosphate-forming)

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37318-65-3


1. Crowley, G.M. The enzymatic synthesis of 5'-phosphoribosylimidazoleacetic acid. J. Biol. Chem. 239 (1964) 2593-2601.

[EC created 1972]

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