kinase

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noun ki·nase \ ˈkī-ˌnās , -ˌnāz \

Definition of kinase

:any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of phosphate groups from a high-energy phosphate-containing molecule (such as ATP) to a substrate — compare protein kinase

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Origin and Etymology of kinase

International Scientific Vocabulary, from kinetic


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kinase

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noun ki·nase \ ˈkī-ˌnās, -ˌnāz \

medical Definition of kinase

: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


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