IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: thiamine-diphosphate kinase

Reaction: ATP + thiamine diphosphate = ADP + thiamine triphosphate

For diagram of reaction click here.

Other names: ATP:thiamin-diphosphate phosphotransferase; TDP kinase; thiamin diphosphate kinase; thiamin diphosphate phosphotransferase; thiamin pyrophosphate kinase; thiamine diphosphate kinase; protein bound thiamin diphosphate:ATP phosphoryltransferase

Glossary: thiamine diphosphate

Systematic name: ATP:thiamine-diphosphate phosphotransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, Metacyc, CAS registry number: 9075-79-0


1. Itokawa, Y. and Cooper, J.R. The enzymatic synthesis of triphosphothiamin. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 158 (1968) 180-182. [PMID: 5661031]

2. Kikuchi, M. and Ikawa, T. Presence of an enzyme mediating transfer of phosphate from thiamine triphosphate to ADP in germinating maize. Bot. Mag. (Tokyo) 97 (1984) 193-205.

[EC created 1972]

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