IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: L-xylulokinase

Reaction: ATP + L-xylulose = ADP + L-xylulose 5-phosphate

Other name(s): L-xylulokinase (phosphorylating)

Systematic name: ATP:L-xylulose 5-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 37278-01-6


1. Anderson, R.L. and Wood, W.A. Purification and properties of L-xylulokinase. J. Biol. Chem. 237 (1962) 1029-1033.

[EC created 1972]

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