IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: deoxyguanosine kinase

Reaction: ATP + deoxyguanosine = ADP + dGMP

Other name(s): deoxyguanosine kinase (phosphorylating); (dihydroxypropoxymethyl)guanine kinase; 2'-deoxyguanosine kinase; NTP-deoxyguanosine 5'-phosphotransferase

Systematic name: ATP:deoxyguanosine 5'-phosphotransferase

Comments: Deoxyinosine can also act as acceptor.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 39471-28-8


1. Barker, J. and Lewis, R.A. Deoxyguanosine kinase of neonatal mouse skin tissue. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 658 (1981) 111-123. [PMID: 6260206]

2. Gower, W.R., Jr., Carr, M.C. and Ives, D.H. Deoxyguanosine kinase. Distinct molecular forms in mitochondria and cytosol. J. Biol. Chem. 254 (1979) 2180-2183. [PMID: 218928]

[EC created 1984]

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