protein kinase C
noun Date: 1981 a protein kinase that catalyzes the phosphorylation of specific serine or threonine amino acid residues

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  • Protein kinase C — ( PKC , EC number|2.7.11.13) is a family of protein kinases consisting of 10 isozymes.cite journal | author = Mellor H, Parker PJ | title = The extended protein kinase C superfamily | journal = Biochem. J. | volume = 332 ( Pt 2) | issue = | pages …   Wikipedia

  • protein kinase C — sē n any of a group of isoenzymes of protein kinase that modify the conformation and activity of various intracellular proteins by catalyzing the phosphorylation of specific serine or threonine amino acid residues in the polypeptide chains of the …   Medical dictionary

  • protein kinase c — noun Usage: usually capitalized C : any of a group of isoenzymes of protein kinase that modify the conformation and activity of various intracellular proteins by catalyzing the phosphorylation of specific serine or threonine amino acid residues… …   Useful english dictionary

  • protein kinase C — Family of protein serine/threonine kinases activated by phospholipids that play an important part in intracellular signalling. The classical PKCs ( a, b1, b2, g) are also calcium dependent and can be activated by diacyl glycerol, one of the… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • protein kinase C — An enzyme found throughout the body s tissues and organs. Several forms of PKC are involved in many cellular functions. PKC is being studied in the treatment of cancer. Also called PKC …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • protein kinase C phosphorylation site — Protein kinase C tends to phosphorylate serine or threonine residues near a C terminal basic residue, with the consensus pattern: ST x RK …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Protein kinase D1 — Protein kinase D1, also known as PRKD1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: PRKD1 protein kinase D1| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=5587| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title …   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

  • Protein kinase Mζ — (also called PKMζ or PKMzeta) is the independent catalytic domain of protein kinase Cζ and, lacking an autoinhibitory regulatory domain of the full length PKCζ, is constitutively active. This constitutive or autonomous activity allows the kinase… …   Wikipedia

  • Protein kinase A — In cell biology, Protein kinase A (PKA) refers to a family of enzymes whose activity is dependent on cellular levels of cyclic AMP (cAMP). PKA is also known as cAMP dependent protein kinase (EC 2.7.11.11). Protein kinase A has several functions… …   Wikipedia

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