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PK (1)

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for PAKISTAN.

PK (2)

A suffix that refers to Pink Sheets

PK

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Pakistani bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Pakistan. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Pakistan. Eight subdivisions of Pakistan have their own code with the prefix "PK." For example, the code for the Province of Sindh is ISO 3166-2:PK-SD.

3. See: Pink sheet.
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Characterization of the inhibition of pyruvate kinase caused by phenylalanine and phenylpyruvate in rat brain cortex.
In this study, we observed that palmitic acid treatment reduced genes of GLUT2 and pyruvate kinase by 50% in NIT-1 cells, further supporting this self-protective mechanism.
Activities of glycogen phosphorylase a (A), phosphofructokinase (B), pyruvate kinase (C) and hexokinase determined in postmortem muscles.
The most well-known cause for metabolic shift to glycolysis is hypoxia, resulting in binding a nuclear protein, hypoxiainducible factor 1 (HIF-1), to DNA and increased expression of pyruvate kinase and other glycolytic enzymes [55].
The firm plans to start a Phase II clinical trial in patients with pyruvate kinase deficiency in the first half of 2015.
pyruvate kinase and lactate dehydrogenase were estimated by the method of Pogson and Denton (1967) and King (1959) respectively.
Hemoglobinopathy and erythrocyte enzyme (glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase, pyruvate kinase, and hexokinase) deficiencies were also ruled out.
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Enzymes--namely, phosphoglucose isomerase, phosphomannose isomerase, pyruvate kinase, aspartate aminotransferase, citrate synthase, chymotrypsin, and lipase were assessed in muscles and digestive glands of scallops.
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