Reaction: ATP + pyridoxal = ADP + pyridoxal 5'-phosphate
Other name(s): pyridoxal kinase (phosphorylating); pyridoxal 5-phosphate-kinase; pyridoxal phosphokinase; pyridoxine kinase
Systematic name: ATP:pyridoxal 5'-phosphotransferase
Comments: Pyridoxine, pyridoxamine and various derivatives can also act as acceptors.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-42-0
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