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Accepted name: N-acetylglucosamine kinase
Reaction: ATP + N-acetyl-D-glucosamine = ADP + N-acetyl-D-glucosamine 6-phosphate
Other name(s): acetylglucosamine kinase (phosphorylating); ATP:2-acetylamino-2-deoxy-D-glucose 6-phosphotransferase; 2-acetylamino-2-deoxy-D-glucose kinase; acetylaminodeoxyglucokinase
Systematic name: ATP:N-acetyl-D-glucosamine 6-phosphotransferase
Comments: The bacterial enzyme also acts on D-glucose.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, Gene, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB, CAS registry number: 9027-48-9
1.  Asensio, C. and Ruiz-Amil, M. N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine kinase. II. Escherichia coli. Methods Enzymol. 9 (1966) 421–425.
2.  Barkulis, S.S. N-Acetyl-D-glucosamine kinase. I. Streptococcus pyrogenes. Methods Enzymol. 9 (1966) 415–420.
3.  Datta, A. Studies on hog spleen N-acetylglucosamine kinase. I. Purification and properties of N-acetylglucosamine kinase. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 220 (1970) 51–60. [DOI] [PMID: 4319609]
[EC created 1972]

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