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rho-Associated Kinases

"rho-Associated Kinases" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A group of intracellular-signaling serine threonine kinases that bind to RHO GTP-BINDING PROTEINS. They were originally found to mediate the effects of rhoA GTP-BINDING PROTEIN on the formation of STRESS FIBERS and FOCAL ADHESIONS. Rho-associated kinases have specificity for a variety of substrates including MYOSIN-LIGHT-CHAIN PHOSPHATASE and LIM KINASES.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "rho-Associated Kinases" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "rho-Associated Kinases" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 177 publications over 21 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 2008
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.