Literature associating TK2 and mitochondrial metabolism disease
Thymidine kinase 2, mitochondrial; Phosphorylates thymidine, deoxycytidine, and deoxyuridine in the mitochondrial matrix. In non-replicating cells, where cytosolic dNTP synthesis is down-regulated, mtDNA synthesis depends solely on TK2 and DGUOK. Widely used as target of antiviral and chemotherapeutic agents; Belongs to the DCK/DGK family.
Synonyms: TK2, TK2p, hTK2, A4IF54, E5KNQ5 ...