nucleoside-phosphate kinasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses reversible reactions of a nucleoside triphosphate, e.g., ATP, with a nucleoside monophosphate, e.g., ump, to form ADP and udp. Many nucleoside monophosphates can act as acceptor while many ribo- and deoxyribonucleoside triphosphates can act as donor.

Chemical name: ATP:nucleoside-phosphate phosphotransferase

Registry number: EC 2.7.4.4

(12 Dec 1998)