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Accepted name: [amino-group carrier protein]-L-2-aminoadipate 6-kinase
Reaction: ATP + an [amino-group carrier protein]-C-terminal-[N-(1,4-dicarboxybutyl)-L-glutamine] = ADP + an [amino-group carrier protein]-C-terminal-{N-[1-carboxy-5-oxo-5-(phosphooxy)pentyl]-L-glutamine}
Other name(s): lysZ (gene name); [amino group carrier protein]-C-terminal-N-(1,4-dicarboxybutan-1-yl)-L-glutamine 5-O-kinase; [amino group carrier protein]-L-2-aminoadipate 6-kinase
Systematic name: [amino-group carrier protein]-C-terminal-[N-(1,4-dicarboxybutyl)-L-glutamine] 5-O-kinase
Comments: The enzyme participates in an L-lysine biosynthetic pathway in certain species of bacteria and archaea.
Links to other databases: BRENDA, EXPASY, KEGG, MetaCyc, PDB
1.  Nishida, H., Nishiyama, M., Kobashi, N., Kosuge, T., Hoshino, T. and Yamane, H. A prokaryotic gene cluster involved in synthesis of lysine through the amino adipate pathway: a key to the evolution of amino acid biosynthesis. Genome Res. 9 (1999) 1175–1183. [PMID: 10613839]
2.  Horie, A., Tomita, T., Saiki, A., Kono, H., Taka, H., Mineki, R., Fujimura, T., Nishiyama, C., Kuzuyama, T. and Nishiyama, M. Discovery of proteinaceous N-modification in lysine biosynthesis of Thermus thermophilus. Nat. Chem. Biol. 5 (2009) 673–679. [DOI] [PMID: 19620981]
3.  Ouchi, T., Tomita, T., Horie, A., Yoshida, A., Takahashi, K., Nishida, H., Lassak, K., Taka, H., Mineki, R., Fujimura, T., Kosono, S., Nishiyama, C., Masui, R., Kuramitsu, S., Albers, S.V., Kuzuyama, T. and Nishiyama, M. Lysine and arginine biosyntheses mediated by a common carrier protein in Sulfolobus. Nat. Chem. Biol. 9 (2013) 277–283. [DOI] [PMID: 23434852]
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