kinase


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Wikipedia.

kinase

[′kī‚nās]
(biochemistry)
Any enzyme that catalyzes phosphorylation reactions.
References in periodicals archive ?
The company is the provider of kinase-based discovery services, with 650 kinases covered in the industry's largest offering of its kind.
Besides, four genes annotated as LRR receptor-like serine threoninekinase have been validated for the presence of LRR and protein kinase domain via InterProScan and these group of genes are classified into Class 4.
"In hypoxia-ischemia, CaM kinase is over-activated, but hypothermia has been shown to decrease this enzyme's activation.
Xp21 contiguous gene deletion is a microdeletion syndrome with intellectual disability,congenital adrenal hypoplasia,glyserol kinase deficiency and dystrophinopathy.It is a rare disease, reported in around 100 boys and 8 girls in the literature to date.In Xp21 locus,there are dystrophin, GK,DAX1 (NROB1) and IL1RAPL1 genes which are related with dystrophinopathy,glycerol kinase, congenital adrenal hypoplasia and intellectual disability, respectively.In our patient,there was Xp21 deletion including dystrophin,GK,DAX1 and IL1RAPL1 genes.
Then they targeted that kinase with an available kinase inhibitor, currently being tested for breast cancer, Medical Xpress reported.
150 top ranked compounds were selected on the basis of docking score for each PIM kinase to evaluate further.
PCr concentration was calculated from the increase in absorbance at 340 nm after the addition of creatine kinase.
It is normally defined as a new bandwidth parameter [[gamma]'.sub.s] normalized by the average number of relationships with phosphorylation site per kinase. The formula for the calculation of [[gamma].sub.s] is
The MAPK signaling pathway comprises 4 distinct cascades, designated as extracellular signal regulated kinases 1/2 (ERK1/2), Jun amino-terminal kinases 1/2/3 (JNK1/2/3), p38-MAPK, and extracellular signal regulated kinase 5 (ERK5), according to their most downstream kinase tier.
Significant changes have been made in cancer treatment from last decade and kinase inhibitors therapy signifies to a latest generation of anticancer treatment that are intended to interfere with a particular molecular target, normally a protein with an important role in tumor development or growth.