An enzyme that is active in the first step of choline phosphoglyceride (lecithin) biosynthesis by catalyzing the phosphorylation of choline to phosphorylcholine in the presence of ATP. Ethanolamine and its methyl and ethyl derivatives can also act as acceptors. EC (mesh:D002797)



Synonym Reference Specificity
chk Exact
choline kinase Exact
ethanolamine kinase Exact

Incoming Relations

Identifier Name Relation
HGNC:1938 CHKB isa
HGNC:1937 CHKA isa

Outgoing Relations

None available.