CHKB

CHKB

A gene on chromosome 22q13.33 that encodes a choline kinase-like protein of the choline/ethanolamine kinase family; its exact function is not known.
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Nishida et al., "Variant between CPT1B and CHKB associated with susceptibility to narcolepsy," Nature Genetics, vol.
Choline kinases [sz] encoded by CHKB catalyze phosphorylation of choline by ATP in the presence of Mg (2+), yielding phosphocholine and ADP.