MetaCyc Gene-Ontology-Terms Class: GO:0016772 - transferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups

Definition: Catalysis of the transfer of a phosphorus-containing group from one compound (donor) to another (acceptor).

Note that this term encompasses all kinase activities, as well as activities that transfer other phosphorus-containing groups such as diphosphate or nucleotides.

Parent Classes:
GO:0016740 - transferase activity

Child Classes:
GO:0016301 - kinase activity (165),
GO:0016773 - phosphotransferase activity, alcohol group as acceptor (133),
GO:0016774 - phosphotransferase activity, carboxyl group as acceptor (12),
GO:0016775 - phosphotransferase activity, nitrogenous group as acceptor (6),
GO:0016776 - phosphotransferase activity, phosphate group as acceptor (17),
GO:0016778 - diphosphotransferase activity (8),
GO:0016779 - nucleotidyltransferase activity (75),
GO:0016780 - phosphotransferase activity, for other substituted phosphate groups (23),
GO:0016781 - phosphotransferase activity, paired acceptors (2)

Term Members:
dihydroxyacetone kinase subunit L (dhaL),
dihydroxyacetone kinase subunit M (dhaM),
phosphoenolpyruvate synthetase (ppsA),
CDP-diglyceride synthetase (cdsA),
phosphoenolpyruvate-protein phosphotransferase PtsP, enzyme INtr,
ubiquitous mitochondrial creatine kinase subunit (CKMT1B)

Unification Links: GO:0016772

Relationship Links: ENZYME:RELATED-TO:2.7

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Please cite the following article in publications resulting from the use of MetaCyc: Caspi et al, Nucleic Acids Research 42:D459-D471 2014
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