protein kinases

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pro·tein ki·nas·es

a class of enzymes that phosphorylates other proteins; many of these kinases are responsive to other effectors (for example, cAMP, cGMP, insulin, epidermal growth factor, calcium, and calmodulin, calcium, and phospholipids).
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Characterization of AMP-activated protein kinase gamma subunit isoforms and their role in AMP binding.
Identification of nine sucrose non-fermenting 1-related protein kinases 2 activated by hyperosmotic and saline stresses in Arabidopsis thaliana.
Taken together, Worley explains, the findings suggest that Preso1 appears to gather all the important elements in this system -- Homer, protein kinases and mGluRs -- bringing them all together to co-ordinate the activation and deactivation of the mGluRs.
Protein kinases 6: the eukaryotic protein kinase superfamily: kinase (catalytic) domain structure and classification.
The catalytic mechanism of protein kinase A involves direct transfer of the 7-phosphate group of ATP to the phosphorylatable residue of peptide substrate [9], and occurs via formation of the ternary complex including the enzyme (E), ATP (A), and the phosphorylatable protein/peptide substrate (B).
These effects are regulated by complex intracellular signaling pathways including MAPKs, phospholipase C, protein kinase C, and phospholipase A2.
Kinexus is poised to become a major proteomics and bioinformatics player with its focus on protein kinases and other cell signalling proteins for diagnostic and therapeutic applications.
HIV-1 gp120 and chemokine activation of pyk2 and mitogen-activated protein kinases in primary macrophages mediated by calcium-dependent, pertussis toxin-insensitive chemokine receptor signaling.
Greenspan of the Neurosciences Institute in San Diego, who has explored how other protein kinases sway behavior.

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