CHKB_HUMAN Protein

Name Choline/ethanolamine kinase
Description Has a key role in phospholipid biosynthesis. Catalyzes the first step in phosphatidylethanolamine biosynthesis. Phosphorylates ethanolamine, and can also act on choline (in vitro). Has higher activity with ethanolamine. May not significantly contribute to in vivo phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis.
UniProt ID Q9Y259
Gene CHKB