Catalyzes the phosphorylation of pyrimidine nucleoside monophosphates at the expense of ATP. Plays an important role in de novo pyrimidine nucleotide biosynthesis. Has preference for UMP and CMP as phosphate acceptors. Also displays broad nucleoside diphosphate kinase activity.
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Protein Aliases: CK; CMK; CMPK; CMPK1; cytidine monophosphate (UMP-CMP) kinase 1, cytosolic; cytidine monophosphate kinase; cytidylate kinase; cytidylate kinase 1; dCMP kinase; Deoxycytidylate kinase; likely ortholog of H. sapiens UMP-CMP kinase (UMP-CMPK); Nucleoside-diphosphate kinase; UMK; UMP-CMP kinase; UMP-CMPK; UMP/CMP kinase; UMP/CMPK; UMPK; uridine monophosphate kinase; Uridine monophosphate/cytidine monophosphate kinase
Gene Aliases: 0610011D08Rik; CK; CMK; CMPK; CMPK1; UCK; UMK; UMP-CMPK; UMPK