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Aliases for STK17B Gene

Aliases for STK17B Gene

  • Serine/Threonine Kinase 17b 2 3
  • DRAK2 3 4 6
  • DAP Kinase-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Protein Kinase 2 3 4
  • Death-Associated Protein Kinase-Related 2 2 3
  • EC 4 63
  • Serine/Threonine Kinase 17b (Apoptosis-Inducing) 2
  • Serine/Threonine-Protein Kinase 17B 3
  • EC 2.7.11 63

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for STK17B Gene

  • GC02M195190
  • GC02M195714
  • GC02M196964
  • GC02M197204
  • GC02M196827
  • GC02M196709
  • GC02M188851

Summaries for STK17B Gene

GeneCards Summary for STK17B Gene

STK17B (Serine/Threonine Kinase 17b) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Apoptosis and Autophagy and Sweet Taste Signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include protein serine/threonine kinase activity and protein kinase activity. An important paralog of this gene is MYLK4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STK17B Gene

  • Phosphorylates myosin light chains (By similarity). Acts as a positive regulator of apoptosis.

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for STK17B Gene

Genomics for STK17B Gene

Regulatory Elements for STK17B Gene

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Genomic Location for STK17B Gene

196,133,566 bp from pter
196,176,503 bp from pter
42,938 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for STK17B Gene

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Genomic Location for STK17B Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for STK17B Gene

Proteins for STK17B Gene

  • Protein details for STK17B Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Serine/threonine-protein kinase 17B
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:

    Protein attributes for STK17B Gene

    372 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    42344 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Interacts with CHP1; the interaction induces CHP1 to translocate from the Golgi to the nucleus.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for STK17B Gene

neXtProt entry for STK17B Gene

Proteomics data for STK17B Gene at MOPED

Selected DME Specific Peptides for STK17B Gene

Post-translational modifications for STK17B Gene

Other Protein References for STK17B Gene

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Domains for STK17B Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • O94768
  • 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 STK17B Gene

Molecular function for STK17B Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot CatalyticActivity:
ATP + a protein = ADP + a phosphoprotein
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Phosphorylates myosin light chains (By similarity). Acts as a positive regulator of apoptosis.

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for STK17B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for STK17B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004672 protein kinase activity ISS --
GO:0004674 protein serine/threonine kinase activity IDA 9786912
GO:0004713 protein tyrosine kinase activity --
GO:0005515 protein binding --
GO:0005524 ATP binding IDA 9786912
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Animal Models for STK17B Gene

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miRNA for STK17B Gene

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Localization for STK17B Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STK17B Gene

Nucleus. Cell membrane. Endoplasmic reticulum-Golgi intermediate compartment. Note=Colocalizes with STK17B at the plasma membrane. {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for STK17B Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for STK17B gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 3
cytoskeleton 2
mitochondrion 2
plasma membrane 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for STK17B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA 9786912
GO:0005793 endoplasmic reticulum-Golgi intermediate compartment IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0015629 actin cytoskeleton IEA --
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Pathways for STK17B Gene

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Pathways by source for STK17B Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for STK17B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006468 protein phosphorylation IDA 9786912
GO:0006915 apoptotic process IEA --
GO:0012501 programmed cell death --
GO:0035556 intracellular signal transduction IDA 9786912
GO:0046777 protein autophosphorylation ISS --
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Compounds for STK17B Gene

(2) HMDB Compounds for STK17B Gene

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

(1) Drugbank Compounds for STK17B Gene

Compound Synonyms Cas Number Type Actions PubMed IDs
117-39-5 target
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Transcripts for STK17B Gene

Unigene Clusters for STK17B Gene

Serine/threonine kinase 17b:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for STK17B Gene

ExUns: 1 ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7a · 7b ^ 8 ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11 ^ 12
SP1: - - -
SP3: - - - -

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Expression for STK17B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for STK17B Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for STK17B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Whole Blood (16.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for STK17B Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Peripheral blood mononuclear cells (29.7), CD4 Tcells (14.7), and CD8 Tcells (12.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for STK17B Gene

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mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for STK17B Gene

Tissue specificity: Highly expressed in placenta, lung, pancreas. Lower levels in heart, brain, liver, skeletal muscle and kidney.
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Expression partners for STK17B Gene

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Orthologs for STK17B Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals and fungi.

Orthologs for STK17B Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia STK17B 35
  • 91.04 (n)
  • 93.01 (a)
STK17B 36
  • 93 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia STK17B 35
  • 93.1 (n)
  • 95.43 (a)
STK17B 36
  • 95 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Stk17b 35
  • 87.28 (n)
  • 91.4 (a)
Stk17b 16
Stk17b 36
  • 91 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia STK17B 35
  • 99.82 (n)
  • 99.46 (a)
STK17B 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Stk17b 35
  • 86.34 (n)
  • 91.91 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia STK17B 36
  • 87 (a)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
-- 36
  • 69 (a)
-- 36
(Gallus gallus)
Aves STK17B 35
  • 72.49 (n)
  • 72.58 (a)
STK17B 36
  • 73 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia STK17B 36
  • 72 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii -- 35
stk17b 35
  • 58.72 (n)
  • 57.27 (a)
stk17b 36
  • 55 (a)
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Drak 35
  • 46.59 (n)
  • 43.37 (a)
Drak 36
  • 16 (a)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea unc-22 36
  • 1 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes MEK1 36
  • 15 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 35 (a)
Species with no ortholog for STK17B:
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for STK17B Gene

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Paralogs for STK17B Gene

Paralogs for STK17B Gene

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Variants for STK17B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for STK17B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs1054537 -- 196,139,715(-) AATAT(C/T)TCTCA synonymous-codon, reference
rs1519594 -- 196,158,324(+) TGATG(C/T)CAGTG intron-variant
rs1519595 -- 196,158,327(+) TGTCA(A/G)TGGAA intron-variant
rs1519596 -- 196,158,456(+) GAATG(C/T)TTAAC intron-variant
rs1519597 -- 196,158,485(+) TGTAT(A/G)CAGAA intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for STK17B Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv875691 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv875692 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv875693 CNV Loss 21882294

Relevant External Links for STK17B Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STK17B Gene

Disorders for STK17B Gene

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No disorders were found for STK17B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships and Genatlas for STK17B Gene

Publications for STK17B 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. 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
  3. A serine/threonine kinase which causes apoptosis-like cell death interacts with a calcineurin B-like protein capable of binding Na(+)/H(+) exchanger. (PMID: 11481038) Matsumoto M. … Kanazawa H. (J. Biochem. 2001) 3 23
  4. Modulation of DRAK2 autophosphorylation by antigen receptor signaling in primary lymphocytes. (PMID: 17182616) Friedrich M.L. … Walsh C.M. (J. Biol. Chem. 2007) 3 23
  5. Regulation of the apoptosis-inducing kinase DRAK2 by cyclooxygenase-2 in colorectal cancer. (PMID: 19638987) Doherty G.A. … Fitzgerald D.J. (Br. J. Cancer 2009) 3 23

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