aspartokinase


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Related to aspartokinase: aspartame, arginine, homoserine

aspartokinase

(ə-spär′tō-kī′nās)
n.
An enzyme that is important in the biochemical processing of several amino acids, such as the phosphorylation of aspartic acid.
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Due to the involvement of the first three enzymes in the regulation of the pathway, they were selected for use in illustrating the software tools: aspartokinase (2.7.2.4), aspartic semialdehyde dehydrogenase (1.2.1.11) and homoserine dehydrogenase (1.1.1.3).
Any isolates that were hippurate-negative in the tube test but positive by PCR for the hippuricase gene and negative by PCR for the aspartokinase gene associated with C.
The DNA sequence and characteristics of cDNA clones encoding cytosolic (Gebhardt et al., 1999) and plastidic aspartate aminotransferase (Wadsworth et al., 1993), aspartokinase homoserine dehydrogenase (Gebhardt et al., 1998), dihydrodipicolinic acid synthase (Silk et al., 1994), asparagine synthetase (Hughes et al., 1999), and a 34-kDa protein (Kalinski et al., 1990) were reported previously.