Accepted name: tagatose kinase
Reaction: ATP + D-tagatose = ADP + D-tagatose 6-phosphate
Other name(s): AtuFK
Systematic name: ATP:D-tagatose 6-phosphotransferase
Comments: The enzyme from Agrobacterium fabrum C58 is part of D-altritol and galactitol degradation pathways.
1.  Szumilo, T. A novel enzyme, tagatose kinase, from Mycobacterium butyricum. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 660 (1981) 366–370. [PMID: 6269638]
2.  Wichelecki, D.J., Vetting, M.W., Chou, L., Al-Obaidi, N., Bouvier, J.T., Almo, S.C. and Gerlt, J.A. ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transport system solute-binding protein-guided identification of novel D-altritol and galactitol catabolic pathways in Agrobacterium tumefaciens C58. J. Biol. Chem. 290 (2015) 28963–28976. [PMID: 26472925]
[EC created 1983]