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a·den·y·late ki·nase

adenylic acid kinase; a phosphotransferase that catalyzes the reversible phosphorylation of a molecule of ADP by MgADP, yielding MgATP and AMP.
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Adenylate Kinase

A phosphotransferase that catalyses the reaction ATP + AMP = 2 ADP in red cells and muscle and plays a critical role in intracellular energy homeostasis.
Human genes encoding adenylate kinases AK1, AK2, AK3, AK5, AK3L1, CMPK1, CMPK2.
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Sixty microliters of the PS reagent mix was added, including NADH, pantoic acid, [beta]-alanine, ATP, phosphoenolpyruvate, MgCl2, myokinase, pyruvate kinase, and lactate dehydrogenase in buffer, to each well of a 96-well plate.
[P.sup.1], [P.sup.5]-di(adenosine-5[prime]) pentaphosphate is added to the solutions to inhibit myokinase activity (7), and thapsigargin is added to inhibit ATP utilization by SR-[Ca.sup.2+] pumps.