PANK1 belongs to the pantothenate kinase family. Pantothenate kinase is a key regulatory enzyme in the biosynthesis of coenzyme A (CoA) in bacteria and mammalian cells. It catalyzes the first committed step in the universal biosynthetic pathway leading to CoA and is itself subject to regulation through feedback inhibition by CoA.
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Protein Aliases: hPanK; hPanK1; mPank; Pantothenate kinase 1; Pantothenic acid kinase 1
Gene Aliases: PANK; PANK1; Pank1b