CAMK2B

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CAMK2B

A gene on chromosome 7p14.3-p14.1 that encodes the beta subunit of CAMK2, a calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase which belongs to a calcium-triggered signalling cascade. It is involved in sarcoplamic reticulum Ca2+ transport in skeletal muscle; in neurons, CAMK2 participates in promoting dendritic spine and synapse formation and in maintaining synaptic plasticity, which enables long-term potentiation (LTP) and hippocampus-dependent learning.
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Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists have identified two biochemical pathways-PI3 kinase pathway and the CAMK2 pathway-that are vital for Ebola virus infection.
After subjecting that output to further computational analysis, they found that two networks of biochemical reactions seemed particularly important to Ebola's entry into cells: The PI3 kinase pathway and the CAMK2 pathway.