Aliases for FASTKD3 Gene
This gene encodes a member of a small family of Fas-activated serine/threonine kinase domain (FASTKD) containing proteins that share an amino terminal mitochondrial targeting domain and multiple carboxy terminal FAST domains as well as a putative RNA-binding RAP domain. The members of this family are ubiquitously expressed and are generally most abundant in mitochondria-enriched tissues such as heart, skeletal muscle and brown-adipose tissue. Some members of this protein family may play a role in apoptosis. The protein encoded by this gene interacts with components of the mitochondrial respiratory and translation networks. A pseudogene of this gene is also present on chromosome 5. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, Jan 2013]
GeneCards Summary for FASTKD3 Gene
FASTKD3 (FAST Kinase Domains 3) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with FASTKD3 include Sengers Syndrome. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include protein kinase activity. An important paralog of this gene is FASTKD1.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for FASTKD3 Gene
Required for normal mitochondrial respiration (PubMed:20869947). Increases steady-state levels and half-lives of a subset of mature mitochondrial mRNAs MT-ND2, MT-ND3, MT-CYTB, MT-CO2, and MT-ATP8/6. Promotes MT-CO1 mRNA translation and increases mitochondrial complex IV assembly and activity (PubMed:27789713).