Definitions for ribosomal protein s6 kinases
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ribosomal protein s6 kinases
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Ribosomal Protein S6 Kinases
A family of protein serine/threonine kinases which act as intracellular signalling intermediates. Ribosomal protein S6 kinases are activated through phosphorylation in response to a variety of HORMONES and INTERCELLULAR SIGNALING PEPTIDES AND PROTEINS. Phosphorylation of RIBOSOMAL PROTEIN S6 by enzymes in this class results in increased expression of 5' top MRNAs. Although specific for RIBOSOMAL PROTEIN S6 members of this class of kinases can act on a number of substrates within the cell. The immunosuppressant SIROLIMUS inhibits the activation of ribosomal protein S6 kinases.
Find a translation for the ribosomal protein s6 kinases definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these ribosomal protein s6 kinases 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:
"ribosomal protein s6 kinases." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Feb. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/ribosomal protein s6 kinases>.