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What does DCK stand for?

DCK stands for Deoxycytidine Kinase (enzyme)

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In vivo, Ara-C is transported into the cell via the human equilibrium nucleoside transporter (hENT1) and is rapidly phosphorylated by deoxycytidine kinase (dCK) to its monophosphate form, cytosine arabinoside monophosphate (Ara-CMP), which is further phosphorylated by nucleoside kinases and finally to the triphosphorylated and active form, cytosine arabinoside triphosphate (AraCTP).