Table 1

Protein kinase classification

Superfamily

Class

Group


Serine/Threonine Kinases

AGC

CaMK

CMGC

STE

CK1

Eukaryotic Protein Kinases (ePKs)


Tyrosine Kinases

TK

RGC


Hybrid

TK like

Other


Protein kinases are broadly classified into two major superfamilies (ePKs and aPKs). The ePKs groups, families, and subfamilies adopted in the present work followed the proposed hierarchy described elsewhere [15,16,27].

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