EC 2.7.3.5     
Accepted name: lombricine kinase
Reaction: ATP + lombricine = ADP + N-phospholombricine
Systematic name: ATP:lombricine N-phosphotransferase
Comments: Also acts on methylated lombricines such as thalassemine; the specificity varies with the source species.
References:
1.  Gaffney, T.J., Rosenberg, H. and Ennor, A.H. The purification and properties of adenosine triphosphate-lombricine phosphotransferase. Biochem. J. 90 (1964) 170–176. [PMID: 5832288]
2.  Kassab, R., Pradel, L.A. and Thoai, N.V. ATP:taurocyamine and ATP:lombricine phosphotransferases. Purification and study of SH groups. Biochim. Biophys. Acta 99 (1965) 397–405. [PMID: 5840960] (in French)
3.  Pant, R. Isolation of lombricine and its enzymatic phosphorylation. Biochem. J. 73 (1959) 30–33. [PMID: 14430183]
4.  Thoai, N.V., Robin, Y. and Guillou, Y. A new phosphagen, N '-phosphorylguanidinoethylphospho-O-(α-N,N-dimethyl)serine (phosphothalassemine). Biochemistry 11 (1972) 3890–3895. [PMID: 5079888]
[EC 2.7.3.5 created 1965, modified 1976]