Escherichia coli K-12 substr. MG1655 Reaction:

Superclasses: Reactions Classified By Conversion TypeSimple ReactionsChemical Reactions
Reactions Classified By SubstrateSmall-Molecule Reactions

EC Number:

Enzymes and Genes:
ribokinaseInferred from experiment: rbsK

In Pathway: ribose degradation

The direction shown, i.e. which substrates are on the left and right sides, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.

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Mass balance status: Balanced.

Enzyme Commission Primary Name: ribokinase

Enzyme Commission Synonyms: deoxyribokinase, ribokinase (phosphorylating), D-ribokinase

carbon compounds degradation

Enzyme Commission Summary:
2-Deoxy-D-ribose can also act as acceptor.

Citations: [GINSBURG59, AGRANOFF56]

Gene-Reaction Schematic

Gene-Reaction Schematic

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AGRANOFF56: AGRANOFF BW, BRADY RO (1956). "Purification and properties of calf liver ribokinase." J Biol Chem 219(1);221-9. PMID: 13295274

GINSBURG59: GINSBURG A (1959). "A deoxyribokinase from Lactobacillus plantarum." J Biol Chem 234(3);481-7. PMID: 13641245

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of EcoCyc: Nucleic Acids Research 41:D605-12 2013
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