protein kinase

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protein kinase

n.
Any of a group of kinases that phosphorylate the amino acids serine, threonine, and tyrosine in certain proteins, that regulate essential aspects of cell growth and movement, and that can cause cancer and other diseases when dysfunctional.
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Keywords: Salviae miltiorrhizae Puerariae lobatae Extracellular signal-regulated protein kinase (ERK) Protein kinase C-epsilon (PKC [epsilon]) Mitochondrial permeability transition Apoptosis H9c2
The cardioprotection afforded by DG pre-/post-treatment may at least in part be attributed to the reactive oxygen species (ROS)-mediated activation of protein kinase C-epsilon (PKC [epsilon]), which in turn opens a mitochondrial ATP-dependent potassium channel (m [K.
Protein kinase C-epsilon primes the cardiac sarcolemmal adenosine triphosphate-sensitive potassium channel to modulation by isoflurane.
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