MYLK gene

Known as: smMLCK, KINASE-RELATED PROTEIN, Myosin, Light Polypeptide Kinase Gene 
This gene plays a role in smooth muscle contraction.
National Institutes of Health

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2006
2006
The 130-kDa smooth muscle myosin light chain kinase (smMLCK) is a Ca2+/CaM-regulated enzyme that plays a pivotal role in the… (More)
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2006
2006
The genetic basis of acute lung injury (ALI) is poorly understood. The myosin light chain kinase (MYLK) gene encodes the… (More)
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2006
2006
We have previously shown that ML-7, which inhibits myosin light chain kinase (MLCK), induces apoptosis in transformed and non… (More)
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2006
2006
Learning and memory depend on signaling molecules that affect synaptic efficacy. The cytoskeleton has been implicated in… (More)
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2005
2005
Previous short-term studies have correlated an increase in the phosphorylation of the 20-kDa light chain of myosin II (MLC20… (More)
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2004
2004
Activation of Na(+)-nutrient cotransport leads to increased tight junction permeability in intestinal absorptive (villus… (More)
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1999
1999
The olfactory receptor (OR) multigene family is widely distributed in the human genome. We characterize here a new cluster of… (More)
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1991
1991
It has been proposed that the carboxyl terminus of the smooth muscle myosin light chain kinase is expressed as an independent… (More)
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1989
1989
The isolation of an acidic protein, pI 4.5, that is abundant in turkey gizzard is described. Its apparent molecular weight… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Systematically synthesized derivatives of ML-9, 1-(5-chloronaphthalenesulfonyl)-1H-hexahydro-1,4-diazepine, were found to inhibit… (More)
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