ETNK1 - Ethanolamine kinase 1 - human protein (Function)
 
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ETNK1 »  Ethanolamine kinase 1   [ EC 2.7.1.82 ]  (EKI 1)
 
Gene name:  ETNK1
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Highly specific for ethanolamine phosphorylation. May be a rate-controlling step in phosphatidylethanolamine biosynthesis.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
ATP bindingdefinition[GO:0005524]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Ethanolamine kinase activitydefinition[GO:0004305]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Phosphatidylethanolamine biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0006646]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
  • IEAUniPathway
Enzymatic activity 
This protein acts as an enzyme. It is known to catalyze the following reaction
EC 2.7.1.82: ATP + ethanolamine ADP + O-phosphoethanolamine.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
 
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Pathways 
This protein is involved in the following pathway
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Glycerophospholipid metabolism  hsa00564+55500  
Metabolic pathways  hsa01100+55500  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Metabolism  REACT_111217  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Lipid biosynthesis  definition   [KW-0444]
Lipid metabolism  definition   [KW-0443]
Phospholipid biosynthesis  definition   [KW-0594]
Phospholipid metabolism  definition   [KW-1208]
Molecular function 
Kinase  definition   [KW-0418]
Transferase  definition   [KW-0808]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 55500
PRO: PR:Q9HBU6