Aliases for DSTYK Gene
External Ids for DSTYK Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for DSTYK Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for DSTYK Gene
This gene encodes a dual serine/threonine and tyrosine protein kinase which is expressed in multiple tissues. It is thought to function as a regulator of cell death. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2008]
GeneCards Summary for DSTYK Gene
DSTYK (Dual Serine/Threonine And Tyrosine Protein Kinase) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with DSTYK include Congenital Anomalies Of Kidney And Urinary Tract 1 and Spastic Paraplegia 23, Autosomal Recessive. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include transferase activity, transferring phosphorus-containing groups and protein tyrosine kinase activity. An important paralog of this gene is WNK2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for DSTYK Gene
Acts as a positive regulator of ERK phosphorylation downstream of fibroblast growth factor-receptor activation (PubMed:23862974, PubMed:28157540). Involved in the regulation of both caspase-dependent apoptosis and caspase-independent cell death (PubMed:15178406). In the skin, it plays a predominant role in suppressing caspase-dependent apoptosis in response to UV stress in a range of dermal cell types (PubMed:28157540).