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  1. Kanamycin kinase

    In enzymology, a kanamycin kinase is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are ATP and kanamycin, whereas its two products are ADP and kanamycin 3'-phosphate. This enzyme belongs to the family of transferases, specifically those transferring phosphorus-containing groups with an alcohol group as acceptor. The systematic name of this enzyme class is ATP:kanamycin 3'-O-phosphotransferase. This enzyme is also called neomycin-kanamycin phosphotransferase.

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  1. Kanamycin Kinase

    A class of enzymes that inactivate aminocyclitol-aminoglycoside antibiotics (AMINOGLYCOSIDES) by regiospecific PHOSPHORYLATION of the 3' and/or 5' hydroxyl.


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