cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase


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cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase

[¦sī·klik ¦ā¦em¦pē di¦pen·dənt ‚pro‚tēn ′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
A serine/threonine protein kinase that phosphorylates a variety of substrates and regulates many important processes such as cell growth and differentiation and the flow of ions across the cell membrane. Also known as protein kinase A; PKA.
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These may be due to the fact that hPTH stimulates cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase in a group of bone cells bearing PTH receptors and indirect osteoblasts proliferation (8).
1989) Ganglioside modulation of cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinase and cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase in vitro.

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