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Aliases for MAPK15 Gene

Aliases for MAPK15 Gene

  • Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase 15 2 3
  • Extracellular Signal Regulated Kinase 8 2 3
  • Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase 7 3 4
  • Extracellular Signal-Regulated Kinase 8 3 4
  • MAP Kinase 15 3 4
  • EC 4 63
  • MAPK 15 3 4
  • ERK-7 3 4
  • ERK-8 3 4
  • ERK7 3 4
  • ERK8 3 4
  • Extracellular Regulated Kinase 8 Delta 3
  • EC 2.7.11 63

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for MAPK15 Gene

  • GC08P144871
  • GC08P144798
  • GC08P140051

Summaries for MAPK15 Gene

GeneCards Summary for MAPK15 Gene

MAPK15 (Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase 15) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are mTOR Pathway and TNF Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include SH3 domain binding and MAP kinase activity. An important paralog of this gene is MAPK1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAPK15 Gene

  • In vitro, phosphorylates MBP.

Gene Wiki entry for MAPK15 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for MAPK15 Gene

Genomics for MAPK15 Gene

Regulatory Elements for MAPK15 Gene

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Genomic Location for MAPK15 Gene

143,716,259 bp from pter
143,722,463 bp from pter
6,205 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for MAPK15 Gene

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Genomic Location for MAPK15 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for MAPK15 Gene

Proteins for MAPK15 Gene

  • Protein details for MAPK15 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Mitogen-activated protein kinase 15
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2TCF9
    • Q8N362

    Protein attributes for MAPK15 Gene

    544 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    59832 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with CSK/c-Src, ABL1, RET and TGFB1I1.

    Alternative splice isoforms for MAPK15 Gene


neXtProt entry for MAPK15 Gene

Proteomics data for MAPK15 Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for MAPK15 Gene

Post-translational modifications for MAPK15 Gene

  • Dually phosphorylated on Thr-175 and Tyr-177, which activates the enzyme. Autophosphorylated on threonine and tyrosine residues in vitro.
  • Ubiquitinated. Ubiquitination may allow its tight kinase activity regulation and rapid turnover. May be ubiquitinated by a SCF E3 ligase (By similarity).
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for MAPK15 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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Domains for MAPK15 Gene

Gene Families for MAPK15 Gene

  • MAPK :Mitogen-activated protein kinase cascade / Kinases

Protein Domains for MAPK15 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for MAPK15 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q8TD08
  • The N-terminal region (1-20) is the minimal region necessary for ubiquitination and further proteasomal degradation.
  • The TXY motif contains the threonine and tyrosine residues whose phosphorylation activates the MAP kinases
  • Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
  • Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. CMGC Ser/Thr protein kinase family. MAP kinase subfamily.
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Function for MAPK15 Gene

Molecular function for MAPK15 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
ATP + a protein = ADP + a phosphoprotein
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot EnzymeRegulation:
Activated by threonine and tyrosine phosphorylation. Inhibited by dual specificity phosphatases, such as DUSP1 (By similarity).
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
In vitro, phosphorylates MBP.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for MAPK15 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for MAPK15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004672 protein kinase activity --
GO:0004707 MAP kinase activity IDA 11875070
GO:0004713 protein tyrosine kinase activity --
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0005524 ATP binding IEA --
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Localization for MAPK15 Gene

Subcellular locations from

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Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
mitochondrion 2
nucleus 2
cytosol 1
golgi apparatus 1
plasma membrane 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for MAPK15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region NAS 11875070
GO:0005622 intracellular NAS 11875070
GO:0005634 nucleus IEA --
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No data available for Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAPK15 Gene

Pathways for MAPK15 Gene

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Pathways by source for MAPK15 Gene

1 Sino Biological pathway for MAPK15 Gene
2 Tocris pathways for MAPK15 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for MAPK15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000122 negative regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter IEA --
GO:0000165 MAPK cascade IEA --
GO:0001934 positive regulation of protein phosphorylation IEA --
GO:0006468 protein phosphorylation --
GO:0008156 negative regulation of DNA replication IEA --
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Compounds for MAPK15 Gene

(2) HMDB Compounds for MAPK15 Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number PubMed IDs
Adenosine triphosphate
  • 5'-(tetrahydrogen triphosphate) Adenosine
  • adenosindiphosphorsaeure
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Transcripts for MAPK15 Gene

Unigene Clusters for MAPK15 Gene

Mitogen-activated protein kinase 15:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for MAPK15 Gene

No ASD Table

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GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for MAPK15 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for MAPK15 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for MAPK15 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fallopian Tube (6.0), Testis (4.9), Cervix - Endocervix (4.4), and Thyroid (4.2).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for MAPK15 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Spinal cord (8.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for MAPK15 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for MAPK15 Gene Hs.493169

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for MAPK15 Gene

Tissue specificity: Widely expressed with a maximal expression in lung and kidney.
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Expression partners for MAPK15 Gene

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Orthologs for MAPK15 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for MAPK15 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia MAPK15 35
  • 78.38 (n)
  • 72.37 (a)
MAPK15 36
  • 72 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia MAPK15 35
  • 79.2 (n)
  • 73.15 (a)
MAPK15 36
  • 71 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Mapk15 35
  • 76.36 (n)
  • 72.42 (a)
Mapk15 16
Mapk15 36
  • 69 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia MAPK15 35
  • 97.79 (n)
  • 97.02 (a)
MAPK15 36
  • 98 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Mapk15 35
  • 75.98 (n)
  • 72.05 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia MAPK15 36
  • 52 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia MAPK15 36
  • 70 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves MAPK15 35
  • 57.16 (n)
  • 52.09 (a)
MAPK15 36
  • 44 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia MAPK15 36
  • 41 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia mapk15 35
  • 57.12 (n)
  • 52.54 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii mapk15 35
  • 55.56 (n)
  • 53.65 (a)
mapk15 36
  • 49 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Erk7 35
  • 55.02 (n)
  • 47.89 (a)
Erk7 36
  • 22 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C05D10.2 35
  • 55.27 (n)
  • 58.62 (a)
C05D10.2 36
  • 46 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona intestinalis)
Ascidiacea Cin.8827 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 54 (a)
Species with no ortholog for MAPK15:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for MAPK15 Gene

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Paralogs for MAPK15 Gene

Paralogs for MAPK15 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for MAPK15 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for MAPK15 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for MAPK15 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 08 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs4072747 -- 143,718,721(+) CCCCC(C/G)AGGTT intron-variant
rs4875044 -- 143,719,903(+) GAGGG(C/T)GGGGG intron-variant
rs5895782 -- 143,719,178(+) CCCAA(-/C)CCCCC intron-variant
rs5895783 -- 143,721,049(+) TGCGG(-/C)CCCGG frameshift-variant, reference, intron-variant
rs6420190 -- 143,720,565(+) CCTGC(A/C)GGTCA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for MAPK15 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv7935n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv7938n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv7939n71 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv7940n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv891747 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv466007 CNV Loss 19166990
nsv519816 CNV Loss 19592680
nsv891751 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv7941n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv6441 CNV Insertion 18451855
nsv824777 CNV Loss 20364138
dgv7942n71 CNV Loss 21882294

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HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for MAPK15 Gene

Disorders for MAPK15 Gene

No disorders were found for MAPK15 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for MAPK15 Gene

Publications for MAPK15 Gene

  1. ERK8, a new member of the mitogen-activated protein kinase family. (PMID: 11875070) Abe M.K. … Rosner M.R. (J. Biol. Chem. 2002) 2 3 4 23
  2. Activation of the Erk8 mitogen-activated protein (MAP) kinase by RET/PTC3, a constitutively active form of the RET proto-oncogene. (PMID: 16484222) Iavarone C. … Chiariello M. (J. Biol. Chem. 2006) 3 4 23
  3. ERK8 down-regulates transactivation of the glucocorticoid receptor through Hic-5. (PMID: 16624805) Saelzler M.P. … Abe M.K. (J. Biol. Chem. 2006) 3 4 23
  4. Regulation of the activity and expression of ERK8 by DNA damage. (PMID: 19166846) Klevernic I.V. … Cohen P. (FEBS Lett. 2009) 3 23
  5. Extracellular signal-regulated kinase 8-mediated c-Jun phosphorylation increases tumorigenesis of human colon cancer. (PMID: 20395206) Xu Y.M. … Dong Z. (Cancer Res. 2010) 3 23

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