phosphomevalonate kinase


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phosphomevalonate kinase

[fos′fōməval′ənāt]
an enzyme that catalyzes the transfer of a phosphate group from adenosine triphosphate to produce adenosine diphosphate and 5-pyrophosphomevalonate.
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sup][2] Gene mutations in mevalonate pathway enzymes, such as mevalonate kinase ( MVK ), phosphomevalonate kinase ( PMVK ), mevalonate decarboxylase ( MVD ), and farnesyl diphosphate synthase ( FDPS ), may be involved in the pathogenesis of PK.