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protein kinase C

noun

Definition of PROTEIN KINASE C

:  a protein kinase that catalyzes the phosphorylation of specific serine or threonine amino acid residues

First Known Use of PROTEIN KINASE C

1981

protein kinase C

noun \-ˈsē\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PROTEIN KINASE C

:  any of a group of isoenzymes of protein kinase that modify the conformation and activity of various intracellular proteins by catalyzing the phosphorylation of specific serine or threonine amino acid residues in the polypeptide chains of the proteins—abbreviation PKC

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