EC 2.7.1.27     
Accepted name: erythritol kinase (D-erythritol 4-phosphate-forming)
Reaction: ATP + erythritol = ADP + D-erythritol 4-phosphate
Other name(s): erythritol kinase (phosphorylating) (ambiguous)
Systematic name: ATP:erythritol 4-phosphotransferase
Comments: The enzyme has been characterized from the bacterium Propionibacterium acidipropionici (previously known as Propionibacterium pentosaceum). cf. EC 2.7.1.215, erythritol kinase (L-erythritol 4-phosphate-forming).
References:
1.  Shetter, J.K. Formation of D-erythritol 4-phosphate by Propionibacterium pentosaceum. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 78 (1956) 3722–3723.
2.  Holten, D. and Fromm, H.J. Purification and properties of erythritol kinase from Propionibacterium pentosaceum. J. Biol. Chem. 236 (1961) 2581–2584. [PMID: 13908588]
[EC 2.7.1.27 created 1961, modified 2016]
 
 


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