Medical Definition of Phosphorylase kinase

1. The enzyme that regulates the activity of phosphorylase and glycogen synthetase by addition of phosphate groups. A large and complex enzyme, itself regulated by phosphorylation. Integrates the hormonal and calcium signals in muscle. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Phosphorylase Kinase

phosphorus metabolism disorders
phosphorus necrosis
phosphorus oxynitride
phosphorus paste
phosphorus pentoxide
phosphorus poisoning
phosphorus radioisotopes
phosphorus sesquisulphide
phosphorus ylide
phosphoruses
phosphoryl
phosphorylase
phosphorylase-rupturing enzyme
phosphorylase a
phosphorylase b
phosphorylase kinase (current term)
phosphorylase kinase phosphatase
phosphorylase phosphatase
phosphorylases
phosphorylatable
phosphorylate
phosphorylated
phosphorylates
phosphorylating
phosphorylation
phosphorylation of proteins
phosphorylations
phosphorylative
phosphorylcholine
phosphorylcholines

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