Free for academic non-profit institutions. Other users need a Commercial license

Aliases for ALPK3 Gene

Aliases for ALPK3 Gene

  • Alpha Kinase 3 2 3 5
  • Myocyte Induction Differentiation Originator 2 3
  • Muscle Alpha-Protein Kinase 3 4
  • Muscle Alpha-Kinase 2 3
  • MAK 3 4
  • Alpha-Protein Kinase 3 3
  • EC 2.7.11.- 4
  • KIAA1330 4
  • MIDORI 3

External Ids for ALPK3 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for ALPK3 Gene

  • GC15P083161
  • GC15P085359
  • GC15P061446

Summaries for ALPK3 Gene

GeneCards Summary for ALPK3 Gene

ALPK3 (Alpha Kinase 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with ALPK3 include Epiphyseal Dysplasia, Multiple, With Early-Onset Diabetes Mellitus and Dilated Cardiomyopathy. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups and protein serine/threonine kinase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ALPK2.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALPK3 Gene

  • Kinase that recognizes phosphorylation sites in which the surrounding peptides have an alpha-helical conformation. Plays a role in cardiomyocyte differentiation (By similarity).

Additional gene information for ALPK3 Gene

No data available for Entrez Gene Summary , CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , Gene Wiki entry , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for ALPK3 Gene

Genomics for ALPK3 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for ALPK3 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for ALPK3 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH15J084815 Enhancer 0.5 Ensembl dbSUPER 650.7 -1.3 -1279 0.4 ZNF8 ALPK3 PIR32082
GH15J084714 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 15.9 -100.7 -100719 3.4 CLOCK ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 E2F8 ZNF143 ZNF548 SP3 SEC11A SCAND2P WDR73 NMB GOLGA6L5P ZNF592 LINC00933 UBE2Q2P1 GOLGA6L4 CSPG4P12
GH15J084816 Promoter/Enhancer 2 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 17.9 +4.7 4728 9.6 HDGF FOXA2 ARNT ARID4B DMAP1 YY1 SLC30A9 ZNF143 RXRA MXD4 WDR73 ZNF592 ALPK3 NMB GOLGA6L5P ENSG00000200991 SLC28A1 GOLGA6L3 SEC11A ENSG00000259683
GH15J084832 Enhancer 1.3 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 22.4 +21.3 21277 10.4 FOXA2 PKNOX1 ATF1 NEUROD1 YY1 GLIS2 FOS ATF7 RXRA REST NMB ALPK3 ZNF592 GOLGA6L5P GOLGA6L4 LINC00933 CSPG4P11 WDR73 SCAND2P ENSG00000259683
GH15J084733 Enhancer 1.4 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 16.6 -81.3 -81286 4.1 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT NEUROD1 SIN3A ZNF2 IRF4 POLR2B E2F8 SCAND2P WDR73 NMB GOLGA6L5P UBE2Q2P1 GOLGA6L4 ALPK3 RN7SL331P ENSG00000259683 GC15P084731
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around ALPK3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the ALPK3 gene promoter:
  • Zic3
  • RORalpha1
  • CUTL1
  • Evi-1
  • Sp1
  • HOXA9
  • HOXA9B
  • Meis-1
  • Meis-1b
  • Pax-2

Genomic Locations for ALPK3 Gene

Genomic Locations for ALPK3 Gene
56,803 bases
Plus strand
56,803 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for ALPK3 Gene

Genes around ALPK3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
ALPK3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for ALPK3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for ALPK3 Gene

Proteins for ALPK3 Gene

  • Protein details for ALPK3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Alpha-protein kinase 3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q9P2L6

    Protein attributes for ALPK3 Gene

    1907 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    201272 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for ALPK3 Gene

Post-translational modifications for ALPK3 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for ALPK3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for ALPK3 Gene

Domains & Families for ALPK3 Gene

Gene Families for ALPK3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for ALPK3 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. Alpha-type protein kinase family. ALPK subfamily.
  • Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. Alpha-type protein kinase family. ALPK subfamily.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with ALPK3: view

Function for ALPK3 Gene

Molecular function for ALPK3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Kinase that recognizes phosphorylation sites in which the surrounding peptides have an alpha-helical conformation. Plays a role in cardiomyocyte differentiation (By similarity).

Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) for ALPK3 Gene

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for ALPK3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for ALPK3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004674 protein serine/threonine kinase activity IEA --
GO:0005524 ATP binding IEA --
GO:0016301 kinase activity IEA --
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALPK3: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with ALPK3: view

Animal Models for ALPK3 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for ALPK3:
  • Alpk3 Alpk3<tm1b(EUCOMM)Hmgu>

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for ALPK3

Clone Products

No data available for Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for ALPK3 Gene

Localization for ALPK3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALPK3 Gene

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for ALPK3 gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
cytosol 2
peroxisome 1

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for ALPK3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus ISS --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALPK3: view

Pathways & Interactions for ALPK3 Gene

SuperPathways for ALPK3 Gene

No Data Available

Interacting Proteins for ALPK3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for ALPK3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006468 protein phosphorylation IEA --
GO:0007275 multicellular organism development IEA --
GO:0007507 heart development ISS --
GO:0016310 phosphorylation IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with ALPK3: view

No data available for Pathways by source and SIGNOR curated interactions for ALPK3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for ALPK3 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for ALPK3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for ALPK3 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for ALPK3 Gene

Alpha-kinase 3:
Representative Sequences:

Clone Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for ALPK3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for ALPK3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for ALPK3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for ALPK3 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for ALPK3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Muscle - Skeletal (x19.3) and Heart - Left Ventricle (x7.5).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for ALPK3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cervix (62.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB and MOPED for ALPK3 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for ALPK3 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of ALPK3 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for ALPK3 Gene:


Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for ALPK3 Gene

  • Nervous system(4.2)
  • Muscle(3.2)
  • Heart(2.5)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with ALPK3: view

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for ALPK3 Gene

Orthologs for ALPK3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for ALPK3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia ALPK3 34 33
  • 96.44 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia ALPK3 34 33
  • 83.18 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia ALPK3 34 33
  • 81.23 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Alpk3 33
  • 79.84 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Alpk3 16 34 33
  • 79.18 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia ALPK3 34
  • 70 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia ALPK3 34
  • 55 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves ALPK3 34
  • 39 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia ALPK3 34
  • 38 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii alpk3a 34
  • 27 (a)
BX001033.2 34
  • 20 (a)
Species where no ortholog for ALPK3 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • 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 squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • 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)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for ALPK3 Gene

Gene Tree for ALPK3 (if available)
Gene Tree for ALPK3 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for ALPK3: view image

Paralogs for ALPK3 Gene

Paralogs for ALPK3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with ALPK3: view

Variants for ALPK3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for ALPK3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 15 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs769139957 likely-pathogenic, Cardiomyopathy 84,840,691(+) CCCCCC/CCCCC/CCCCCCC coding_sequence_variant, frameshift
VAR_041526 A lung large cell carcinoma sample p.Gln433Glu
VAR_041531 A metastatic melanoma sample p.Gly1364Glu
rs1064796122 pathogenic, not provided 84,839,807(+) G/ coding_sequence_variant, frameshift
rs1057523687 likely-pathogenic, not provided 84,863,645(+) G/C genic_downstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for ALPK3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv524050 CNV loss 19592680
nsv471257 CNV gain 18288195
esv3637099 CNV gain 21293372
esv2760049 CNV loss 17122850
esv2672879 CNV deletion 23128226
dgv4690n54 CNV gain 21841781
dgv322n27 CNV gain 19166990

Variation tolerance for ALPK3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 39% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 10.55; 91.19% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for ALPK3 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

SNP Genotyping and Copy Number Assay Products

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ALPK3 Gene

Disorders for ALPK3 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(2) MalaCards diseases for ALPK3 Gene - From: HGMD, DISEASES, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
epiphyseal dysplasia, multiple, with early-onset diabetes mellitus
  • med-iddm syndrome
dilated cardiomyopathy
  • cardiomyopathy, familial idiopathic
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search ALPK3 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases


  • Note=ALPK3 mutations may play a role in the pathogenesis of cardiomyopathy, a group of heart disorders with inter- and intrafamilial variability ranging from benign to malignant forms with high risk of cardiac failure and premature death. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:26846950, ECO:0000269 PubMed:27106955, ECO:0000269 PubMed:28630369}.

Additional Disease Information for ALPK3

genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with ALPK3: view

No data available for Genatlas for ALPK3 Gene

Publications for ALPK3 Gene

  1. Alpha-kinases: a new class of protein kinases with a novel catalytic domain. (PMID: 10021370) Ryazanov AG … Dorovkov MV (Current biology : CB 1999) 2 3 4 58
  2. ALPK3-deficient cardiomyocytes generated from patient-derived induced pluripotent stem cells and mutant human embryonic stem cells display abnormal calcium handling and establish that ALPK3 deficiency underlies familial cardiomyopathy. (PMID: 27106955) Phelan DG … Lockhart PJ (European heart journal 2016) 3 4 58
  3. Biallelic Truncating Mutations in ALPK3 Cause Severe Pediatric Cardiomyopathy. (PMID: 26846950) Almomani R … van de Laar IM (Journal of the American College of Cardiology 2016) 3 4 58
  4. Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XVI. The complete sequences of 150 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro. (PMID: 10718198) Nagase T … Ohara O (DNA research : an international journal for rapid publication of reports on genes and genomes 2000) 3 4 58
  5. A Potential Oligogenic Etiology of Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: A Classic Single-Gene Disorder. (PMID: 28223422) Li L … Marian AJ (Circulation research 2017) 3 58

Products for ALPK3 Gene

Sources for ALPK3 Gene

Loading form....