myokinase

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myokinase

[¦mī·ō′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme that catalyzes the reversible transfer of phosphate groups in adenosinediphosphate; occurs in muscle and other tissues.
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Adenylate kinase locus 1 genetic polymorphism and type 2 diabetes.
Adenylate kinase (AK) is another vital part of energy metabolism in all living things.
22) reported an apparent compensatory shift in phosphotransfer catalysis from the CK to the adenylate kinase system with increasing muscle contraction or graded chemical inhibition of CK activity.
When the correct 'phage' is present, the bacteria break open and release an enzyme called adenylate kinase (AK) from their cells.
ATPase (8), acid and alkaline phosphatases (9, 10), phosphofructokinase (11), and adenylate kinase (12), as well as actin polymerization (13).