Perspective

PIK-Related Kinases: DNA Repair, Recombination, and Cell Cycle Checkpoints

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Science  06 Oct 1995:
Vol. 270, Issue 5233, pp. 50
DOI: 10.1126/science.270.5233.50

Summary

The phosphatidylinositol kinase-related (PIK-related) kinases form a new subgroup within the protein kinase family of enzymes. Although the substrates of these kinases are not yet known, recent reports show that they participate in recombination processes, chromosome maintenance, and the cell cycle.