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Class II PI 3-kinases

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Class II PI 3-kinases

Class II PI 3-kinases are a subgroup of the enzyme family, phosphoinositide 3-kinase that share a common protein domain structure, substrate specificity and method of activation.

Class II PI 3-kinases were the most recently identified class of PI 3-kinases and little is currently known about these enzymes.

There are three class II PI 3-kinase isoforms expressed in mammalian cells;

See also

phosphoinositide 3-kinase


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