• Definition for "aspartokinase"
    • An enzyme that catalyzes aspartic acid phosphorylation by…
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aspartokinase definition

  • noun:
    • An enzyme that catalyzes aspartic acid phosphorylation by ATP.
    • An enzyme that catalyzes the phosphorylation associated with the amino acid aspartate, step one within the biosynthesis of three essential proteins: methionine, lysine, and threonine.
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