IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: (deoxy)nucleoside-phosphate kinase

b>Reaction: ATP + a 2′-deoxyribonucleoside 5′-phosphate = ADP + a 2′-deoxyribonucleoside 5′-diphosphate

Other name(s): deoxynucleoside monophosphate kinase; deoxyribonucleoside monophosphokinase; deoxynucleoside-5′-monophosphate kinase; ATP:deoxynucleoside-phosphate phosphotransferase

Systematic name: ATP:2′-deoxyribonucleoside-5′-phosphate phosphotransferase

Comments: dATP can substitute for ATP.

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 37278-20-9


1. Bessman, M.J., Herriott, S.T. and Orr, M.J.V.B. The enzymology of virus-infected bacteria. VI. Purification and properties of the deoxynucleotide kinase induced by bacteriophage T5. J. Biol. Chem. 240 (1965) 439-445.

[EC created 1972]

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