The major pathway for the biosynthesis of phosphatidylcholine occurs via the CDP-choline pathway. Choline kinase alpha is the initial enzyme in the sequence and may play a regulatory role. This protein also catalyzes the phosphorylation of ethanolamine.
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Protein Aliases: CHETK alpha, CHK, CHKA, Choline kinase alpha, CK, CKI, CK-alpha, EK, Ethanolamine kinase; CHETK-alpha; Choline kinase alpha; choline kinase R; choline/ethanolamine kinase alpha; CK; EK; Ethanolamine kinase
Gene Aliases: Chetk-alpha; CHK; CHKA; ChoK; CK; CK-R; CK/EK-alpha; CKI; Ckr; EK; EtnK-alpha