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Accepted name: ribokinase
Reaction: ATP + D-ribose = ADP + D-ribose 5-phosphate
Other name(s): deoxyribokinase; ribokinase (phosphorylating); D-ribokinase
Systematic name: ATP:D-ribose 5-phosphotransferase
Comments: 2-Deoxy-D-ribose can also act as acceptor.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, Gene, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9026-84-0
1.  Agranoff, B.W. and Brady, R.O. Purification and properties of calf liver ribokinase. J. Biol. Chem. 219 (1956) 221–229. [PMID: 13295274]
2.  Ginsburg, A. A deoxyribokinase from Lactobacillus plantarum. J. Biol. Chem. 234 (1959) 481–487. [PMID: 13641245]
[EC created 1961]

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