The deoxypyrimidine kinase complex induced by Herpes simplex virus catalyses this reaction as well as those of EC 18.104.22.168 (thymidine kinase), EC 22.214.171.124 (ADP—thymidine kinase) and EC 126.96.36.199 (dTMP kinase).
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Falke, D., Nehrbass, W., Brauer, D. and Mueller, W.E.G. Adenylic acid: deoxythymidine 5′-phosphotransferase: evidence for the existence of a novel Herpes simplex virus-induced enzyme. J. Gen. Virol.53 (1981) 247–255. [PMID: 6267178]