thymidine kinase


thymidine kinase
Abbreviation: tk
An enzyme that allows a cell to utilize an alternate metabolic pathway for incorporating thymidine into DNA. Used as a selectable marker to identify transfected eukaryotic cells.

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  • Thymidine kinase 1 — Thymidine kinase 1, soluble (gene name TK1), is a human thymidine kinase. [cite web | title = Entrez Gene: Thymidine kinase 1, soluble| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=7083| accessdate = ]… …   Wikipedia

  • thymidine kinase — n an enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of thymidine in a pathway leading to DNA synthesis, that is active esp. in tissues undergoing growth or regeneration, and that is the key enzyme mediating replication in certain viruses (as the… …   Medical dictionary

  • Thymidine kinase — protein Name = thymidine kinase 1, soluble caption = width = HGNCid = 11830 Symbol = TK1 AltSymbols = EntrezGene = 7083 OMIM = 188300 RefSeq = NM 003258 UniProt = P04183 PDB = ECnumber = 2.7.1.21 Chromosome = 17 Arm = q Band = 23.2… …   Wikipedia

  • thymidine kinase — noun : an enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation of thymidine in a pathway leading to DNA synthesis, that is active especially in tissues undergoing growth or regeneration, and that is the key enzyme mediating replication in certain viruses… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thymidine kinase — Enzyme of pyrimidine salvage, catalysing phosphorylation of thymine deoxyriboside to form its 5 phosphate, the nucleotide thymidylate. Animal cells lacking this enzyme can be selected by lethal synthesis, eg. by resistance to bromodeoxyuridine,… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

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  • ADP-thymidine kinase — In enzymology, an ADP thymidine kinase (EC number|2.7.1.118) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:ADP + thymidine ightleftharpoons AMP + thymidine 5 phosphateThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are ADP and thymidine, whereas its… …   Wikipedia

  • AMP-thymidine kinase — In enzymology, an AMP thymidine kinase (EC number|2.7.1.114) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction:AMP + thymidine ightleftharpoons adenosine + thymidine 5 phosphateThus, the two substrates of this enzyme are AMP and thymidine,… …   Wikipedia

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