Reactome: A Curated Pathway Database

Phosphorylation of Smooth Muscle Myosin Light Chains

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-445813
Type
Reaction
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
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Summation

The smooth muscle light chain kinase phosphorylates the smooth muscle light chains. This phosphorylation activates the myosin lights chains, effectively allowing contraction to begin.

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Title Physical Entity Activity
myosin light chain kinase activity of MYLK:Ca2+:CALM1 [cytosol] MYLK:Ca2+:CALM1 [cytosol] myosin light chain kinase activity (0004687)