protein kinase
noun Date: 1966 any of a class of enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a phosphate group from ATP to one or more amino acids in the side chain of a protein resulting in a conformational change affecting protein function

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  • Protein kinase — A protein kinase is a kinase enzyme that modifies other proteins by chemically adding phosphate groups to them (phosphorylation). This class of protein may further be separated into subsets as in the case of protein kinase C PKC alpha, PKC beta,… …   Wikipedia

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  • Protein kinase R — (Eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2 alpha kinase 2) is a protein protecting against viral infections. EIF2AK2 is its human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: EIF2AK2 eukaryotic translation initiation factor 2 alpha kinase 2| url =… …   Wikipedia

  • Protein kinase N1 — Protein kinase N1, also known as PKN1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: PKN1 protein kinase N1| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=5585| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title …   Wikipedia

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