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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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Under the agreement, CRELUX and ProQinase will establish and continuously expand an off-the-shelf crystal-grade protein kinase portfolio, optimized and quality-controlled for successful crystallization.
We examined the cells responsible for the excess production of Pb-increased LPS-induced TNF-[alpha] and liver injury, and the roles of protein kiuase C (PKC) and p42/44 mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK) in the induction of TNF-[alpha].
albicans and other fungi transmit external stimuli through 2 major protein kinase cascades.
BASF Plant Science GmbH (Ludwigshafen, Germany) has patented a transgenic plant transformed by a Protein Kinase Stress-Related Protein coding nucleic acid, wherein expression of the nucleic acid sequence in the plant results in increased tolerance to environmental stress as compared to a wild type variety of the plant.
Kinexus Bioinformatics Corporation, Vancouver, a Canadian proteomics company, has announced the validation of its unique approach for protein kinase drug target discovery with the publication of its latest research findings in the September printed issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
The phosphate group is transferred to the corresponding hydroxyl function of the substrate protein from the ATP-magnesium complex and the phosphorylatable site is recognized by the protein kinase.
levels, protein kinase activation, and the functional consequences of these changes on the target macrophage.
Sildenafil increases blood concentrations of a compound that both increases blood flow to the penis and stimulates production of an enzyme called cGMP-dependent protein kinase, or PKG.
DNA-dependent protein kinase (DNA-PK) is a multi-subunit enzyme that includes the Ku protein, which is a heterodimer composed of 70-kDa and 80-kDa polypeptide subunits (Dvir et al.
They discovered that the enzyme, called mitogen-activated protein kinase, or MAP kinase, is five to 20 times more abundant in cancerous breast cells than in noncancerous breast cells.
com/research/gdw82s/triple_analysis_p) has announced the addition of the "Triple Analysis: Prostate Cancer, Protein Kinase Inhibitors and Antibodies" report to their offering.
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