Testing is also under way on whether increased levels of an enzyme called protein tyrosine kinase (PTK) might play a role.
What does PTK stand for?
PTK stands for Protein Tyrosine Kinase (insulin receptor)
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00 Hardcover Cancer drug discovery and development RC271 Protein tyrosine kinases (PTKs) function as components of signal transduction pathways and play a central role in the control of cell growth, metabolism, differentiation and apoptosis.
2; ligands for the receptors; nucleic acid sequences that encode the ligands; and methods of stimulating the proliferation and/or differentiation of primitive mammalian hematopoietic stem cells comprising contacting the stem cells with a ligand that binds to a receptor protein tyrosine kinase expressed in primitive mammalian hematopoietic cells and not expressed in mature hematopoietic cells.
These findings provide strong evidence that the failure of normal B-cell growth and differentiation in XLA is caused by abnormal function of an intracellular protein tyrosine kinase.
REVIEW * Eukaryotic initiation factor 4F: a vulnerability of tumor cells * Tumor-targeting drug delivery of new-generation taxoids * Therapeutic intervention by the simultaneous inhibition of DNA repair and type I or type II DNA topoisomerases: one strategy, many outcomes * Recent advances in the application of antibodies as therapeutics * Advancing cancer drug discovery towards more agile development of targeted combination therapies * Small-molecule protein tyrosine kinase inhibitors for the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS For more information visit http://www.
We're intrigued by the claim that insulin receptor protein tyrosine kinase might be stimulated by Allegiance's formulation," said Dr.
About PTPases The protein tyrosine phosphatase superfamily of enzymes functions in a coordinated manner with protein tyrosine kinases to control signaling pathways that underlie a broad spectrum of fundamental physiological processes and represent a new class of therapeutic targets.
Among targets being addressed are Akt (protein kinase B, PKB); Angiopoietin-2; Aurora B (Aurora-1); Bcr-Abl; BRaf (B-Raf); c-Kit; Cyclin-dependent kinase 2 (CDK2); Cyclin-dependent kinase 7 (CDK7); Cyclin-dependent kinase 9 (CDK9); Delta-like 4 (DLL4); Epidermal growth factor (EGFr); focal adhesion kinase (FAK); HEr2/neu; Kinesin-like spindle protein (KSP)/Eg5; c-Kit; Lymphocyte-specific protein tyrosine kinase (Lck); Lyn; Hepatocyte growth factor receptor (HGFr)/c-Met; Notch 1 (TAN1); NF.