[kahy-neys, -neyz, kin-eys, -eyz] /ˈkaɪ neɪs, -neɪz, ˈkɪn eɪs, -eɪz/
a transferase that catalyzes the phosphorylation of a substrate by ATP.
any enzyme that can convert an inactive zymogen to the corresponding enzyme
any enzyme that brings about the phosphorylation of a molecule
1902, from Greek kinein “to move” (see cite) + chemical suffix -ase.
kinase ki·nase (kī’nās’, -nāz’, kĭn’ās’, -āz’)
(kī’nās’, -nāz’, kĭn’ās’, -āz’)
Any of various enzymes that catalyze the transfer of a phosphate group from a donor, such as ADP or ATP, to an acceptor.
[kin-keyd] /kɪnˈkeɪd/ noun 1. Jamaica, born 1949, West Indian novelist and short-story writer.
[kin-kahr-dn] /kɪnˈkɑr dn/ noun 1. a former county in E Scotland.
[kin-kahr-dn] /kɪnˈkɑr dn/ noun 1. a former county in E Scotland. /kɪnˈkɑːdɪnˌʃɪə; -ʃə/ noun 1. a former county of E Scotland: became part of Grampian region in 1975 and part of Aberdeenshire in 1996 Also called the Mearns
[kin-chin] /ˈkɪn tʃɪn/ noun, Chiefly British Slang. 1. a child.