|aspartate kinase||medical dictionary|
<cell biology> An enzyme that catalyses the formation of beta-aspartyl phosphate from aspartic acid and ATP. Threonine serves as an allosteric regulator of this enzyme to control the biosynthetic pathway from aspartic acid to threonine.
Chemical name: ATP:L-aspartate 4-phosphotransferase
Registry number: EC 18.104.22.168
(12 Dec 1998)
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