Reaction: ATP + D-ribose 5-phosphate = AMP + 5-phospho-α-D-ribose 1-diphosphate
For diagram of reaction click here.
Glossary: PRPP = 5-phospho-α-D-ribose 1-diphosphate
Other name(s): ribose-phosphate pyrophosphokinase; PRPP synthetase; phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthetase; PPRibP synthetase; PP-ribose P synthetase; 5-phosphoribosyl-1-pyrophosphate synthetase; 5-phosphoribose pyrophosphorylase; 5-phosphoribosyl-alpha-1-pyrophosphate synthetase; phosphoribosyl-diphosphate synthetase; phosphoribosylpyrophosphate synthase; pyrophosphoribosylphosphate synthetase; ribophosphate pyrophosphokinase; ribose-5-phosphate pyrophosphokinase
Systematic name: ATP:D-ribose-5-phosphate diphosphotransferase
Comments: dATP can also act as donor.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9015-83-2
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