Recommended positive controls: 293T, A431, HeLa, HepG2, A549, mouse brain, PC-12, Rat2.
Predicted reactivity: Mouse (93%), Rat (92%), Chicken (82%), Rhesus Monkey (96%), Bovine (95%).
Store product as a concentrated solution. Centrifuge briefly prior to opening the vial.
Deoxycytidine kinase (DCK) is required for the phosphorylation of several deoxyribonucleosides and their nucleoside analogs. Deficiency of DCK is associated with resistance to antiviral and anticancer chemotherapeutic agents. Conversely, increased deoxycytidine kinase activity is associated with increased activation of these compounds to cytotoxic nucleoside triphosphate derivatives. DCK is clinically important because of its relationship to drug resistance and sensitivity.
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Protein Aliases: dCK; Deoxyadenosine kinase; Deoxycytidine kinase; Deoxyguanosine kinase; deoxynucleoside kinase
Gene Aliases: DCK
Molecular Function: nucleotide kinase