Protein-histidine pros-kinase

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protein histidine pros-kinase
Identifiers
EC number 2.7.13.1
CAS number 99283-67-7
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In enzymology, a protein-histidine pros-kinase (EC 2.7.13.1) is an enzyme that catalyzes the chemical reaction

ATP + protein L-histidine \rightleftharpoons ADP + protein Nπ-phospho-L-histidine

Thus, the two substrates of this enzyme are ATP and protein L-histidine, whereas its two products are ADP and protein Npi-phospho-L-histidine.

This enzyme belongs to the family of transferases, specifically those transferring a phosphate group to the sidechain of histidine residues in proteins (protein-histidine kinases). The systematic name of this enzyme class is ATP:protein-L-histidine Npi-phosphotransferase. Other names in common use include ATP:protein-L-histidine N-pros-phosphotransferase, histidine kinase, histidine protein kinase, protein histidine kinase, protein kinase (histidine), and HK2.

References[edit]

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