IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ribosylnicotinamide kinase

Reaction: ATP + 1-(β-D-ribofuranosyl)-nicotinamide = ADP + β-nicotinamide D-ribonucleotide

Other name(s): ribosylnicotinamide kinase (phosphorylating); ATP:N-ribosylnicotinamide 5'-phosphotransferase

Systematic name: ATP:1-(β-D-ribofuranosyl)-nicotinamide 5'-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9030-61-9


1. Rowen, J.W. and Kornberg, A. The phosphorolysis of nicotinamide riboside. J. Biol. Chem. 193 (1951) 497-507.

[EC created 1961]

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