Pk40erk protein kinase

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PK40(erk) protein kinase

(Science: enzyme) A member of the erk family of serine/threonine-proline kinases; hyperphosphorylates tau protein in neurofibrillary tangles of alzheimer's disease subsequent to phosphorylation by camp-dependent protein kinase a; has been sequenced

Registry number: EC 2.7.1.-

Synonym: pk40(erk2), erk2 brain kinase pk40