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Plasmodium falciparum pantothenate kinase 1

Target id: 3089

Nomenclature: Plasmodium falciparum pantothenate kinase 1

Abbreviated Name: PfPANK1

Family: Antimalarial targets

Gene and Protein Information
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Plasmodium falciparum 3D7 - 519 PANK1 pantothenate kinase 1, putative
Database Links
ChEMBL Target
Malaria Pharmacology Comments
The five enzymatic steps of the Coenzyme A (CoA) synthesis pathway are highly conserved, however the amino acid sequences of the enzymes catalysing the reactions show low conservation between species.

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Antimalarial targets: Plasmodium falciparum pantothenate kinase 1. Last modified on 17/01/2020. Accessed on 25/09/2020. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY,