Associations to the word «Kinase»


KINASE, noun. (enzyme) (organic compound) Any of a group of enzymes that transfers phosphate groups from high-energy donor molecules, such as ATP, to specific target molecules (substrates), in a process termed phosphorylation.

Dictionary definition

KINASE, noun. An enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of a proenzyme to an active enzyme.

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