DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating DCK and hematologic cancer

DCK [ENSP00000286648]

Deoxycytidine kinase; Required for the phosphorylation of the deoxyribonucleosides deoxycytidine (dC), deoxyguanosine (dG) and deoxyadenosine (dA). Has broad substrate specificity, and does not display selectivity based on the chirality of the substrate. It is also an essential enzyme for the phosphorylation of numerous nucleoside analogs widely employed as antiviral and chemotherapeutic agents; Belongs to the DCK/DGK family.

Synonyms:  DCK,  B4E0A5,  D6RCP9,  D6RFG8,  D6RG38 ...

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