Reaction: ATP + adenylyl sulfate = ADP + 3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate
Glossary: 3'-phosphoadenylyl sulfate = PAPS
Other name(s): adenylylsulfate kinase (phosphorylating); 5'-phosphoadenosine sulfate kinase; adenosine 5'-phosphosulfate kinase; adenosine phosphosulfate kinase; adenosine phosphosulfokinase; adenosine-5'-phosphosulfate-3'-phosphokinase; APS kinase
Systematic name: ATP:adenylyl-sulfate 3'-phosphotransferase
Comments: The human phosphoadenosine-phosphosulfate synthase (PAPSS) system is a bifunctional enzyme (fusion product of two catalytic activities). In a first step, sulfate adenylyltransferase catalyses the formation of adenosine 5'-phosphosulfate (APS) from ATP and inorganic sulfate. The second step is catalysed by the adenylylsulfate kinase portion of 3'-phosphoadenosine 5'-phosphosulfate synthase, which involves the formation of PAPS from enzyme-bound APS and ATP. In contrast, in bacteria, yeast, fungi and plants, the formation of PAPS is carried out by two individual polypeptides, sulfate adenylyltransferase (EC 126.96.36.199) and adenylyl-sulfate kinase (EC 188.8.131.52).
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9012-38-8
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