Supriya Ghosh

Sedoheptulokinase

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EC number  2.7.1.14
IntEnz  IntEnz view
ExPASy  NiceZyme view
CAS number  9030-63-1
BRENDA  BRENDA entry
KEGG  KEGG entry

In enzymology, a sedoheptulokinase (EC 2.7.1.14) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

ATP + sedoheptulose ADP + sedoheptulose 7-phosphate

Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are ATP and sedoheptulose, whereas its two products are ADP and sedoheptulose 7-phosphate.

This enzyme belongs to the family of transferases, specifically those transferring phosphorus-containing groups (phosphotransferases) with an alcohol group as acceptor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is ATP:sedoheptulose 7-phosphotransferase. Other names in common use include heptulokinase, and sedoheptulokinase (phosphorylating). This enzyme participates in carbon fixation.

References

Sedoheptulokinase Wikipedia


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