CAMK

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Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase
Identifiers
EC number2.7.11.17
CAS number97350-82-8
Databases
IntEnzIntEnz view
BRENDABRENDA entry
ExPASyNiceZyme view
KEGGKEGG entry
MetaCycmetabolic pathway
PRIAMprofile
PDB structuresRCSB PDB PDBe PDBsum
Gene OntologyAmiGO / QuickGO

CAMK, also written as CaMK, is an abbreviation for the Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase class of enzymes. CAMKs are activated by increases in the concentration of intracellular calcium ions (Ca2+) and calmodulin. When activated, the enzymes transfer phosphates from ATP to defined serine or threonine residues in other proteins, so they are serine/threonine-specific protein kinases. Activated CAMK is involved in the phosphorylation of transcription factors and therefore, in the regulation of expression of responding genes.


Members of the CAMK Family[edit]

Members of the CAMK enzyme class include, but are not limited to:

Pseudokinases[edit]

Pseudokinases are pseudoenzymes, proteins that resemble enzymes structurally, but lack catalytic activity.

Some of these pseudokinases that are related to the CAMK family include:

References[edit]