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  1. Uridine kinase

    In enzymology, an uridine kinase is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are ATP and uridine, whereas its two products are ADP and UMP. This enzyme belongs to the family of transferases, specifically those transferring phosphorus-containing groups with an alcohol group as acceptor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is ATP:uridine 5'-phosphotransferase. Other names in common use include pyrimidine ribonucleoside kinase, uridine-cytidine kinase, uridine kinase, and uridine phosphokinase. This enzyme participates in pyrimidine metabolism.

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  1. Uridine Kinase

    An enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of uridine and cytidine to uridine 5'-phosphate and cytidine 5'-phosphate, respectively. ATP, dUTP, dGTP, and dATP are effective phosphate donors. EC


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of uridine kinase in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of uridine kinase in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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