Published Online: 19 APR 2001
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Lint, J. V. and Vandenheede, J. R. 2001. Regulatory Cascade. eLS. .
- Published Online: 19 APR 2001
An enzyme cascade is a regulatory system where one enzyme catalyses the covalent modification of another enzyme. Regulatory cascades are either unidirectional or cyclic; both types are important biological switches for the regulation of physiological processes.
- protein phosphorylation;
- glycogen metabolism;
- blood clotting