IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature

EC 2.4.2.16

Accepted name: urate-ribonucleotide phosphorylase

Reaction: urate D-ribonucleotide + phosphate = urate + α-D-ribose 1-phosphate

Other name(s): UAR phosphorylase; urate-ribonucleotide:phosphate D-ribosyltransferase; urate-ribonucleotide:phosphate α-D-ribosyltransferase

Systematic name: urate-D-ribonucleotide:phosphate α-D-ribosyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9030-29-9

References:

1. Laster, L. and Blair, A. An intestinal phosphorylase for uric acid ribonucleoside. J. Biol. Chem. 238 (1963) 3348-3357.

[EC 2.4.2.16 created 1965]


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