Aliases for CDKAL1 Gene
External Ids for CDKAL1 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the methylthiotransferase family. The function of this gene is not known. Genome-wide association studies have linked single nucleotide polymorphisms in an intron of this gene with susceptibilty to type 2 diabetes. [provided by RefSeq, May 2010]
GeneCards Summary for CDKAL1 Gene
CDKAL1 (CDK5 Regulatory Subunit Associated Protein 1-Like 1) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CDKAL1 include diabetes mellitus, noninsulin-dependent. GO annotations related to this gene include 4 iron, 4 sulfur cluster binding and transferase activity. An important paralog of this gene is CDK5RAP1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CDKAL1 Gene
Catalyzes the methylthiolation of N6-threonylcarbamoyladenosine (t(6)A), leading to the formation of 2-methylthio-N6-threonylcarbamoyladenosine (ms(2)t(6)A) at position 37 in tRNAs that read codons beginning with adenine.