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Insulin Tyrosine Kinase (Molecule of the Month for April 2001)

Screensaver Lifesaver Proteins

This is a representative of the many kinases which play key roles in facilitating growth of cancer cells.

Find out more about the ScreenSaver LifeSaver project http://www.chem.ox.ac.uk/curecancer.html

The protein structures are from the RSCB Protein Data Bank. with a reference H.M.Berman, J.Westbrook, Z.Feng, G.Gilliland, T.N.Bhat, H.Weissig, I.N.Shindyalov, P.E.Bourne: The Protein Data Bank. Nucleic Acids Research, 28 pp. 235-242 (2000)

Formal Chemical Name (IUPAC)



Picture of Insulin Tyrosine Kinase

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Picture of Insulin Tyrosine Kinase

Update by Karl Harrison
(Molecule of the Month for April 2001 )