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EC Number: 188.8.131.52
Note that this reaction equation differs from the official Enzyme Commission reaction equations for this EC number.
The reaction direction shown, that is, A + B ↔ C + D versus C + D ↔ A + B, is in accordance with the Enzyme Commission system.
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Mass balance status: Balanced.
Enzyme Commission Primary Name: deoxynucleoside kinase
Enzyme Commission Synonyms: multispecific deoxynucleoside kinase, ms-dNK, multisubstrate deoxyribonucleoside kinase, multifunctional deoxynucleoside kinase, D. melanogaster deoxynucleoside kinase, Dm-dNK
This reaction is part of the pyrimidine salvage pathway.
Enzyme Commission Summary:
The enzyme from embryonic cells of Drosophila melanogaster differs from other deoxynucleoside kinases (EC 184.108.40.206 and EC 220.127.116.11) in its broad specificity for all four common deoxynucleosides.
MunchPetersen00: Munch-Petersen B, Knecht W, Lenz C, Sondergaard L, Piskur J (2000). "Functional expression of a multisubstrate deoxyribonucleoside kinase from Drosophila melanogaster and its C-terminal deletion mutants." J Biol Chem 275(9);6673-9. PMID: 10692477
MunchPetersen98: Munch-Petersen B, Piskur J, Sondergaard L (1998). "Four deoxynucleoside kinase activities from Drosophila melanogaster are contained within a single monomeric enzyme, a new multifunctional deoxynucleoside kinase." J Biol Chem 273(7);3926-31. PMID: 9461577
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