IUBMB Enzyme Nomenclature


Accepted name: ethanolamine-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

Reaction: CTP + ethanolamine phosphate = diphosphate + CDP-ethanolamine

Other name(s): phosphorylethanolamine transferase; ET; CTP-phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase; phosphoethanolamine cytidylyltransferase; ethanolamine phosphate cytidylyltransferase

Systematic name: CTP:ethanolamine-phosphate cytidylyltransferase

Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, GTD, KEGG, Metacyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-33-9


1. Kennedy, E.P. and Weiss, S.B. The function of cytidine coenzymes in the biosynthesis of phospholipides. J. Biol. Chem. 222 (1956) 193-214.

2. Sundler, R. Ethanolaminephosphate cytidylyltransferase. Purification and characterization of the enzyme from rat liver. J. Biol. Chem. 250 (1975) 8585-8590. [PMID: 241749]

3. Visedo-Gonzalez, E. and Dixon, H.B.F. 2-Aminoethylarsonic acid as an analogue of ethanolamine phosphate. Endowment of ethanolamine-phosphate cytidylyltransferase with CTP pyrophosphatase activity. Biochem. J. 260 (1989) 299-301. [PMID: 2549956]

[EC created 1961]

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