myosin light chain kinase
(= MLCK)
Calmodulin-regulated kinase of myosin II light chains: molecular weight varies according to source, 130 kD in non-muscle mammalian cells. May regulate activity of myosin in some cells.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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