EC - Protein-histidine tele-kinase

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Accepted name:
protein-histidine tele-kinase
Other names:
ATP:protein-L-histidine N-tele-phosphotransferase
histidine kinase [ambiguous]
histidine protein kinase [ambiguous]
protein histidine kinase [ambiguous]
protein kinase (histidine) [ambiguous]
Systematic name:
ATP:protein-L-histidine Nτ-phosphotransferase



A number of histones can act as acceptor.

Links to other databases

Enzymes and pathways: NC-IUBMB , BRENDA , ExplorEnz , ENZYME@ExPASy , KEGG , MetaCyc , UniPathway
Structural data: CSA , EC2PDB
Gene Ontology: GO:0008257
CAS Registry Number: 99283-67-7


  1. Fujitaki, J.M., Fung, G., Oh, E.Y. and Smith, R.A.
    Characterization of chemical and enzymatic acid-labile phosphorylation of histone H4 using phosphorus-31 nuclear magnetic resonance.
    Biochemistry 20: 3658-3664 (1981). [PMID: 7196259]
  2. Huebner, V.D. and Matthews, H.R.
    Phosphorylation of histidine in proteins by a nuclear extract of Physarum polycephalum plasmodia.
    J. Biol. Chem. 260: 16106-16113 (1985). [PMID: 4066704]

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