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Kinase

Synonym(s)

  • phosphokinase
  • phosphotransferases
  • transphosphorylases

Definition(s)

Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of phosphate groups from a high-energy phosphate-containing molecule (as ATP or ADP) to a substrate--called also phosphokinase.

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: July 21, 2014