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Accepted name: sphinganine kinase
Reaction: ATP + sphinganine = ADP + sphinganine 1-phosphate
Other name(s): dihydrosphingosine kinase; dihydrosphingosine kinase (phosphorylating); sphingosine kinase (phosphorylating)
Systematic name: ATP:sphinganine 1-phosphotransferase
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, CAS registry number: 50864-48-7
1.  Stoffel, W., Bauer, E. and Stahl, J. The metabolism of sphingosine bases in Tetrahymena pyriformis. Sphingosine kinase and sphingosine-1-phosphate lyase. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 355 (1974) 61–74. [PMID: 4373374]
2.  Stoffel, W., Heimann, G. and Hellenbroich, B. Sphingosine kinase in blood platelets. Hoppe-Seyler's Z. Physiol. Chem. 354 (1973) 562–566. [PMID: 4372149]
[EC created 1976, modified 1980]

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