Aliases for RNASEK Gene
External Ids for RNASEK Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for RNASEK Gene
GeneCards Summary for RNASEK Gene
RNASEK (Ribonuclease K) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with RNASEK include Rift Valley Fever. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include endoribonuclease activity.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for RNASEK Gene
Endoribonuclease which preferentially cleaves ApU and ApG phosphodiester bonds. Hydrolyzes UpU bonds at a lower rate.
(Microbial infection) Required for the initial stages of clathrin-mediated endocytic uptake of a diverse set of viruses, including dengue, West Nile, Sindbis, Rift Valley Fever, and influenza viruses (PubMed:26056282). Not required for clathrin-mediated endocytosis and macropinocytosis (PubMed:26056282).