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This list contains a list of EC numbers for the second group, EC 2, transferases, placed in numerical order as determined by the Nomenclature Committee of the International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.


EC 2.1: Transferring One-Carbon Groups


EC 2.1.1: Methyltransferases

EC 2.1.2: Hydroxymethyl-, Formyl- and Related Transferases

EC 2.1.3: Carboxy- and Carbamoyltransferases

EC 2.1.4: Amidinotransferases

EC 2.2: Transferring Aldehyde or Ketonic Groups

EC 2.2.1: Transketolases and Transaldolases

EC 2.3: Acyltransferases

EC 2.3.1: Transferring groups other than amino-acyl groups

EC 2.3.2: Aminoacyltransferases

EC 2.3.3: Acyl groups converted into alkyl on transfer

EC 2.4: Glycosyltransferases

EC 2.4.1: Hexosyltransferases

EC 2.4.2: Pentosyltransferases

EC 2.4.99: Transferring Other Glycosyl Groups

EC 2.5: Transferring Alkyl or Aryl Groups, Other than Methyl Groups

EC 2.6: Transferring Nitrogenous Groups

EC 2.6.1: Transaminases

EC 2.6.2: Amidinotransferases

EC 2.6.3: Oximinotransferases

EC 2.6.99: Transferring Other Nitrogenous Groups

EC 2.7: Transferring Phosphorus-Containing Groups

EC 2.7.1: Phosphotransferases with an Alcohol Group as Acceptor

EC 2.7.2: Phosphotransferases with a carboxy group as acceptor

EC 2.7.3: Phosphotransferases with a nitrogenous group as acceptor

EC 2.7.4: Phosphotransferases with a phosphate group as acceptor

EC 2.7.5: Phosphotransferases with regeneration of donors, apparently catalysing intramolecular transfers

EC 2.7.6: Diphosphotransferases

EC 2.7.7: Nucleotidyltransferases

EC 2.7.8: Transferases for other substituted phosphate groups

EC 2.7.9: Phosphotransferases with paired acceptors (dikinases)

EC 2.7.10: Protein-tyrosine kinases

EC 2.7.11: Protein-serine/threonine kinases

EC 2.7.12: Dual-specificity kinases (those acting on Ser/Thr and Tyr residues)

EC 2.7.13: Protein-histidine kinases

EC 2.7.99: Other protein kinases

  • EC triphosphate—protein phosphotransferase

EC 2.8: Transferring Sulfur-Containing Groups

EC 2.8.1: Sulfurtransferases

EC 2.8.2: Sulfotransferases

EC 2.8.3: CoA-transferases

EC 2.8.4: Transferring alkylthio groups

EC 2.9: Transferring Selenium-Containing Groups

EC 2.9.1: Selenotransferases


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