phosphorylase kinase
The enzyme that regulates the activity of phosphorylase and glycogen synthetase by addition of phosphate groups. A large and complex enzyme, itself regulated by phosphorylation. Integrates the hormonal and calcium signals in muscle.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • Phosphorylase kinase — is a serine/threonine specific protein kinase which converts glycogen phosphorylase b to glycogen phosphorylase a, activating it to release glucose 1 phosphate from glycogen.Genes* Alpha: PHKA1, PHKA2 * Beta: PHKB * Gamma: PHKG1,… …   Wikipedia

  • phosphorylase kinase — phosphorylase kinase. См. киназа фосфорилазы. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • phosphorylase kinase — phos·phor·y·lase ki·nase (fos forґə lās kiґnās) [EC 2.7.11.19] an enzyme of the transferase class that catalyzes the phosphorylation of (inactive) glycogen phosphorylase b to form (active) glycogen phosphorylase a, a step in the… …   Medical dictionary

  • glycogen phosphorylase kinase — gly·co·gen phos·phor·y·lase ki·nase (gliґko jən fos forґə lās kiґnās) phosphorylase kinase …   Medical dictionary

  • hepatic phosphorylase kinase — he·pat·ic phos·phor·y·lase ki·nase (hə patґik fos forґə lās kiґnās) the liver isozyme of phosphorylase kinase …   Medical dictionary

  • liver phosphorylase kinase — liv·er phos·phor·y·lase ki·nase (livґər fos forґə lās kiґnās) the liver isozyme of phosphorylase kinase …   Medical dictionary

  • kinase — [ kinaz ] n. f. • 1902; du gr. kinein « mettre en mouvement » et ase ♦ Biochim. Enzyme capable d activer par phosphorylation un métabolite, un autre enzyme (phosphorylase kinase) ou une protéine impliquée dans la réponse cellulaire à certains… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • phosphorylase — (= glycogen phosphorylase) Enzyme that catalyses the sequential removal of glycosyl residues from glycogen to yield one glucose 1 phosphate per reaction. Its activity is controlled by phosphorylation (by phosphorylase kinase) …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Phosphorylase — is a family of allosteric enzymes that catalyze the production of glucose 1 phosphate from a polyglucose such as glycogen, starch or maltodextrin.FunctionMore generally, phosphorylases are enzymes that catalyze the addition of a phosphate group… …   Wikipedia

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