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Substance Name: Pyruvate kinase
RN: 9001-59-6


  • ATP:pyruvate 2-O-phosphotransferase. A phosphotransferase that catalyzes reversibly the phosphorylation of pyruvate to phosphoenolpyruvate in the presence of ATP. It has four isozymes (L, R, M1, and M2). Deficiency of the enzyme results in hemolytic anemia. EC

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified

Classification Code

  • TSCA Flag XU (Exempt from Reporting under Chemical Data Reporting Rule)
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Names and Synonyms

MeSH Heading

  • Pyruvate Kinase


  • EINECS 232-616-2
  • Pyruvate kinase

Systematic Names

  • Kinase (phosphorylating), pyruvate
  • Pyruvate kinase

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 9001-59-6

System Generated Number

  • 0009001596