Pyridoxal kinase


  • Accession: O00764
  • Swissprot: PDXK_HUMAN
  • Organism: Homo sapiens
  • Gene: PDXK
  • Target class: Kinase

Drug Relations:

The 4-methanol form of VITAMIN B 6 which is converted to PYRIDOXAL PHOSPHATE which is a coenzyme for synthesis of amino acids, neurotransmitters (serotonin, norepinephrine), sphingolipids, aminolevulinic acid. Although pyridoxine and Vitamin B 6 are still frequently used as synonyms, especially by medical researchers, this practice is erroneous and sometimes misleading (EE Snell; Ann NY Acad Sci, vol 585 pg 1, 1990). Bioactivity details MOA