Aliases for STK17A Gene
External Ids for STK17A Gene
This gene is a member of the DAP kinase-related apoptosis-inducing protein kinase family and encodes an autophosphorylated nuclear protein with a protein kinase domain. The protein has apoptosis-inducing activity. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for STK17A Gene
STK17A (Serine/Threonine Kinase 17a) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with STK17A include cisplatin toxicity and testicular germ cell tumor. Among its related pathways are Sweet Taste Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include protein serine/threonine kinase activity. An important paralog of this gene is MYLK4.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STK17A Gene
Acts as a positive regulator of apoptosis. Also acts as a regulator of cellular reactive oxygen species.