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Aliases for STK17A Gene

Aliases for STK17A Gene

  • Serine/Threonine Kinase 17a 2 3
  • DRAK1 3 4 6
  • DAP Kinase-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Protein Kinase 1 3 4
  • Serine/Threonine Kinase 17a (Apoptosis-Inducing) 2 3
  • Death-Associated Protein Kinase-Related 1 2 3
  • EC 4 63
  • Serine/Threonine-Protein Kinase 17A 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for STK17A Gene

  • GC07P043269
  • GC07P043363
  • GC07P043395
  • GC07P043589
  • GC07P043507

Summaries for STK17A Gene

Entrez Gene Summary 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.

No data available for Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for STK17A Gene

Genomics for STK17A Gene

Regulatory Elements for STK17A Gene

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Genomic Location for STK17A Gene

43,582,758 bp from pter
43,627,379 bp from pter
44,622 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for STK17A Gene

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Genomic Location for STK17A Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for STK17A Gene

Proteins for STK17A Gene

  • Protein details for STK17A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Serine/threonine-protein kinase 17A
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A4D1V6
    • Q8IVC8

    Protein attributes for STK17A Gene

    414 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    46558 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for STK17A Gene

Proteomics data for STK17A Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for STK17A Gene

Post-translational modifications for STK17A Gene

Other Protein References for STK17A Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

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Domains for STK17A Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for STK17A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q9UEE5
  • Contains 1 protein kinase domain.
  • Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. CAMK Ser/Thr protein kinase family. DAP kinase subfamily.
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Function for STK17A Gene

Molecular function for STK17A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
ATP + a protein = ADP + a phosphoprotein
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot EnzymeRegulation:
Inhibited by thiazolidinedione-type compounds: inhibited by furan- and pyridone- thiazolidinediones.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Acts as a positive regulator of apoptosis. Also acts as a regulator of cellular reactive oxygen species.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
Directly regulated by p53/TP53: induced following cisplatin treatment in a p53/TP53-dependent manner. p53/TP53 activates expression by directly binding to its regulatory regions.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for STK17A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for STK17A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004672 protein kinase activity --
GO:0004674 protein serine/threonine kinase activity IDA 9786912
GO:0004713 protein tyrosine kinase activity --
GO:0005524 ATP binding IDA 9786912
GO:0016772 transferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups --
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Phenotypes for STK17A Gene

GenomeRNAi human phenotypes for STK17A:
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Localization for STK17A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STK17A Gene

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for STK17A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for STK17A gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 3

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for STK17A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 9786912
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Pathways for STK17A Gene

SuperPathways for STK17A Gene

Superpath Contained pathways
1 Sweet Taste Signaling
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Pathways by source for STK17A Gene

1 Qiagen pathway for STK17A Gene

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Interacting Proteins for STK17A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for STK17A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006468 protein phosphorylation IDA 9786912
GO:0006915 apoptotic process IEA --
GO:0035556 intracellular signal transduction IDA 9786912
GO:0043065 positive regulation of apoptotic process IMP 21489989
GO:2000271 positive regulation of fibroblast apoptotic process IMP 9786912
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Compounds for STK17A Gene

(2) HMDB Compounds for STK17A Gene

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

(2) Novoseek inferred chemical compound relationships for STK17A Gene

Compound -log(P) Hits PubMed IDs
threonine 44.4 2
serine 30.9 2
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Transcripts for STK17A Gene

mRNA/cDNA for STK17A Gene

(232) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(3) Additional mRNA sequences :
(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(3) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for STK17A Gene

Serine/threonine kinase 17a:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for STK17A Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5a · 5b ^ 6 ^ 7
SP1: -

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Expression for STK17A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for STK17A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for STK17A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (6.8).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for STK17A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in NK cells (29.5), Spleen (15.1), Placenta (11.6), and CD8 Tcells (8.1).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for STK17A Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for STK17A Gene Hs.709489

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for STK17A Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in placenta. Lower levels in heart, lung, skeletal muscle, kidney and pancreas.
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Expression partners for STK17A Gene

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Orthologs for STK17A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of eukaryotes.

Orthologs for STK17A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia STK17A 35
  • 88.49 (n)
  • 89.13 (a)
STK17A 36
  • 86 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia STK17A 35
  • 99.76 (n)
  • 99.52 (a)
STK17A 36
  • 100 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia STK17A 36
  • 92 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia STK17A 36
  • 66 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia STK17A 36
  • 83 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves STK17A 35
  • 76.07 (n)
  • 79.35 (a)
STK17A 36
  • 77 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia STK17A 36
  • 74 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia stk17a 35
  • 68.56 (n)
  • 66.91 (a)
Str.7458 35
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.27469 35
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii -- 35
stk17a 35
  • 64.63 (n)
  • 73.76 (a)
stk17a 36
  • 70 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Drak 36
  • 20 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea unc-22 36
  • 2 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes MEK1 36
  • 15 (a)
(Zea mays)
Liliopsida Zm.41 35
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 41 (a)
Species with no ortholog for STK17A:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • 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)
  • mouse (Mus musculus)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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 STK17A Gene

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Paralogs for STK17A Gene

Paralogs for STK17A Gene

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Variants for STK17A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for STK17A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 07 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2241738 -- 43,583,524(-) GCGGC(C/G)CCGGC intron-variant
rs2330875 -- 43,585,513(+) AAAGC(A/T)GCATA intron-variant
rs2330876 -- 43,587,154(+) TTTTT(G/T)TTTTT intron-variant
rs2330877 -- 43,587,312(+) ACCAT(A/G)CCTGG intron-variant
rs4236372 -- 43,594,150(+) CTATA(C/T)AGGAG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for STK17A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv518728 CNV Loss 19592680
esv2665229 CNV Deletion 23128226
esv22147 CNV Loss 19812545
nsv819718 CNV Loss 19587683

Relevant External Links for STK17A Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STK17A Gene

Disorders for STK17A Gene

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(2) Diseases for STK17A Gene including...

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Publications for STK17A Gene

  1. DRAKs, novel serine/threonine kinases related to death-associated protein kinase that trigger apoptosis. (PMID: 9786912) Sanjo H. … Akira S. (J. Biol. Chem. 1998) 2 3 4
  2. Human chromosome 7: DNA sequence and biology. (PMID: 12690205) Scherer S.W. … Tsui L.-C. (Science 2003) 3 4
  3. The DNA sequence of human chromosome 7. (PMID: 12853948) Hillier L.W. … Wilson R.K. (Nature 2003) 3 4
  4. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4
  5. The variant rs1867277 in FOXE1 gene confers thyroid cancer susceptibility through the recruitment of USF1/USF2 transcription factors. (PMID: 19730683) Landa I. … Robledo M. (PLoS Genet. 2009) 3 48

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