The Enzyme Database

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Accepted name: kanosamine kinase
Reaction: ATP + kanosamine = ADP + kanosamine 6-phosphate
Glossary: kanosamine = 3-amino-3-deoxy-D-glucose
Other name(s): rifN (gene name)
Systematic name: ATP:kanosamine 6-phosphotransferase
Comments: The enzyme from the bacterium Amycolatopsis mediterranei is specific for kanosamine.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc
1.  Arakawa, K., Muller, R., Mahmud, T., Yu, T.W. and Floss, H.G. Characterization of the early stage aminoshikimate pathway in the formation of 3-amino-5-hydroxybenzoic acid: the RifN protein specifically converts kanosamine into kanosamine 6-phosphate. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 124 (2002) 10644–10645. [DOI] [PMID: 12207505]
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