Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database
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Protein: UniProt:Q9Y259 CHKB (Homo sapiens)
Last changed: 2014-11-26 10:20:21

Pathway: Metabolism (Homo sapiens)
Metabolic processes in human cells generate energy through the oxidation of molecules consumed in the diet and mediate the synthesis of diverse essential molecules not taken in the diet as well as the inactivation and elimination of toxic ones generated endogenously or present in the extracellular environment. The processes of energy metabolism can be classified into two groups according to whether the
Last changed: 2014-11-21 19:49:01

Pathway: Phospholipid metabolism (Homo sapiens)
Phospholipids contain a polar head group and two long-chain fatty acyl moieties, one of which is generally unsaturated. The head group is a glycerol or serine phosphate attached to a polar group such as choline. These molecules are a major constituent of cellular membranes, where their diverse structures and asymmetric distributions play major roles in determining membrane properties (Dowhan 1997). The
Last changed: 2014-11-21 19:49:01

Pathway: Glycerophospholipid biosynthesis (Homo sapiens)
Glycerophospholipids are important structural and functional components of biological membranes and constituents of serum lipoproteins and the pulmonary surfactant. In addition, glycerophospholipids act as precursors of lipid mediators such as platelet-activating factor and eicosanoids. Cellular membranes contains a distinct composition of various glycerophospholipids such as phosphatidic acid (PA),
Last changed: 2014-11-21 19:49:01

Pathway: Metabolism of lipids and lipoproteins (Homo sapiens)
Lipids are hydrophobic but otherwise chemically diverse molecules that play a wide variety of roles in human biology. They include ketone bodies, fatty acids, triacylglycerols, phospholipids and sphingolipids, eicosanoids, cholesterol, bile salts, steroid hormones, and fat-soluble vitamins. They function as a major source of energy (fatty acids, triacylglycerols, and ketone bodies), are major constitue
Last changed: 2014-11-21 19:49:01

Pathway: Synthesis of PC (Homo sapiens)
De novo (Kennedy pathway) synthesis of phosphatidylcholine (PC) involves phosphorylation of choline (Cho) to phosphocholine (PCho) followed by condensing with cytidine triphosphate (CTP) to form CDP-choline (CDP-Cho). Diacylglycerol (DAG) and CDP-ETA together then form PC. Alternatively, PC is formed when phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) is methylated by phosphatidylethanolamine N-methyltransfera
Last changed: 2014-11-21 19:49:01

Pathway: Synthesis of PE (Homo sapiens)
De novo (Kennedy pathway) synthesis of phosphatidylethanolamine (PE) involves phosphorylation of ethanolamine (ETA) to phosphoethanolamine (PETA) followed by condensing with cytidine triphosphate (CTP) to form CDP-ethanolamine (CDP-ETA). Diacylglycerol (DAG) and CDP-ETA together then form PE. Alternatively, PE is formed when phosphatidylserine (PS) is decarboxylated by phosphatidylserine decar
Last changed: 2014-11-21 19:49:01

Reaction: ETA is phosphorylated to PETA by CHK/ETNK (Homo sapiens)
In the cytosol, ethanolamine (ETA) is phosphorylated to phosphoethanolamine (PETA) by choline kinase (CHK) dimer or by ethanolamine kinase 1/2 (ETNK1/2) (Lykidis et al. 2001, Gallego-Ortega et al. 2009). CHK dimer consists of either choline kinase alpha subunit (CHKA) or beta subunit (CHKB) homodimer, or of CHKA:CHKB heterodimer
Last changed: 2014-11-25 21:08:03

Reaction: Cho is phosphorylated to PCho by CHK dimer (Homo sapiens)
In the cytosol, choline kinase alpha subunit (CHKA) homodimer, choline kinase beta subunit (CHKB) dimer, or CHKA:CHKB heterodimer phosphorylates choline (Cho) to produce phosphocholine (PCho) (Malito et al. 2006, Gallego-Ortega et al. 2009)
Last changed: 2014-11-21 19:49:01

Complex: CHKB:CHKB [cytosol] (Homo sapiens)
CHKB:CHKB; CHKB dimer; CHKB homodimer
Last changed: 2011-08-19 15:50:06

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