uridine kinasemedical dictionary

<enzyme>

<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the phosphorylation of uridine and cytidine to uridine 5'-phosphate and cytidine 5'-phosphate, respectively. ATP, dutp, dGTP, and datp are effective phosphate donors.

Chemical name: ATP:uridine 5'-phosphotransferase

Registry number: EC 2.7.1.48

(12 Dec 1998)