cAMP-dependent protein kinase

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cAMP-dependent protein kinase

a tetrameric protein composed of two regulatory subunits that bind cAMP, and two catalytic subunits that catalyze the transfer of a phosphoryl group from ATP to a target enzyme.
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For example, catecholamine rapidly activates the [beta]-adrenergic receptor and the cAMP-dependent protein kinase A (PKA) axis (McKnight et al.

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