IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: shikimate kinase

Reaction: ATP + shikimate = ADP + 3-phosphoshikimate

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Other name(s): shikimate kinase (phosphorylating); shikimate kinase II

Systematic name: ATP:shikimate 3-phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9031-51-0


1. Morell, H. and Sprinson, D.B. Shikimate kinase isoenzymes in Salmonella typhimurium. J. Biol. Chem. 243 (1968) 676-677. [PMID: 4866525]

[EC created 1972]

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