Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CHKA and megaconial type congenital muscular dystrophy

CHKA [ENSP00000265689]

Choline kinase alpha; Has a key role in phospholipid biosynthesis and may contribute to tumor cell growth. Catalyzes the first step in phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis. Contributes to phosphatidylethanolamine biosynthesis. Phosphorylates choline and ethanolamine. Has higher activity with choline.

Synonyms:  CHKA,  E9PM06,  H0YD02,  P35790,  E9PM06p ...

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