histidine-kinase-associated receptor

histidine-kinase-associated receptor

[¦his·tə‚dēn ¦kī‚nās ə‚sō·sē‚ād·əd ri′sep·tər]
(cell and molecular biology)
A class of enzyme-linked cell-surface receptors found in bacteria, yeast, and plant cells that transduce intracellular signals via a two-component pathway that results in the phosphorylation of an intracellular messenger protein.