Aliases for GK2 Gene
External Ids for GK2 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for GK2 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GK2 Gene
GeneCards Summary for GK2 Gene
GK2 (Glycerol Kinase 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with GK2 include Glycerol Kinase Deficiency and X-Linked Adrenal Hypoplasia Congenita. Among its related pathways are glycerol degradation and Regulation of lipid metabolism by Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor alpha (PPARalpha). GO annotations related to this gene include phosphotransferase activity, alcohol group as acceptor and glycerol kinase activity. An important paralog of this gene is GK.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GK2 Gene
Key enzyme in the regulation of glycerol uptake and metabolism.