DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CHKB and cataract 7

CHKB [ENSP00000384400]

Choline/ethanolamine kinase beta; Has a key role in phospholipid biosynthesis. Catalyzes the first step in phosphatidylethanolamine biosynthesis. Phosphorylates ethanolamine, and can also act on choline (in vitro). Has higher activity with ethanolamine. May not significantly contribute to in vivo phosphatidylcholine biosynthesis; Belongs to the choline/ethanolamine kinase family.

Synonyms:  CHKB,  A0A024R4X4,  CHKB-001,  CHKB-002,  CHKB-003 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt