Definitions for kanamycin kinase
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word 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.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A class of enzymes that inactivate aminocyclitol-aminoglycoside antibiotics (AMINOGLYCOSIDES) by regiospecific PHOSPHORYLATION of the 3' and/or 5' hydroxyl.
Find a translation for the kanamycin kinase definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these kanamycin kinase definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"kanamycin kinase." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 27 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/kanamycin kinase>.