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Aliases for STK17B Gene

Aliases for STK17B Gene

  • Serine/Threonine Kinase 17b 2 3 5
  • DAP Kinase-Related Apoptosis-Inducing Protein Kinase 2 3 4
  • Death-Associated Protein Kinase-Related 2 2 3
  • EC 4 56
  • DRAK2 3 4
  • Serine/Threonine Kinase 17b (Apoptosis-Inducing) 2
  • Serine/Threonine-Protein Kinase 17B 3
  • EC 2.7.11 56

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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 Sweet Taste Signaling and NF-kappaB Signaling. 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 STK17A.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STK17B Gene

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

Additional gene information for STK17B 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 STK17B Gene

Genomics for STK17B Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for STK17B Gene

Promoters and enhancers for STK17B 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
GH02I196157 Promoter/Enhancer 2.5 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 555.7 +8.1 8125 21.9 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ARNT ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 YBX1 ZNF2 STK17B DNAH7 GTF3C3 ENSG00000272211 SLC39A10 LOC101927482 LOC101927454 GC02M196143
GH02I196238 Enhancer 1.6 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 37.6 -64.2 -64209 5 HDGF ATF1 PKNOX1 SMAD1 IRF4 TCF12 ZNF766 FOS ATF7 RUNX3 STK17B GC02M196143 HECW2
GH02I196210 Enhancer 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 37.9 -35.1 -35079 2 PKNOX1 SMAD1 BMI1 BATF IRF4 ZNF207 ATF7 ETV6 BCLAF1 IKZF2 STK17B LOC101927482 GC02M196143 HECW2
GH02I196231 Enhancer 1.5 FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 24.8 -56.8 -56820 4.4 PKNOX1 NFIB NEUROD1 SIN3A BATF ZNF766 FOS RCOR1 IKZF2 RUNX3 STK17B GC02M196143 HECW2
GH02I196213 Enhancer 1.1 FANTOM5 Ensembl dbSUPER 21.3 -37.1 -37098 0.8 ATF1 RFX1 HLF CEBPB CEBPG ZEB2 EP300 ATF4 CTBP1 ATF7 STK17B GC02M196143 HECW2
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GeneHancers around STK17B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the STK17B gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for STK17B Gene

Genomic Locations for STK17B Gene
42,938 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for STK17B Gene

Genes around STK17B on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
STK17B Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
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:

    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

Selected DME Specific Peptides for STK17B Gene


Post-translational modifications for STK17B Gene

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for STK17B (DRAK2)
  • Abcam antibodies for STK17B

Domains & Families for STK17B Gene

Gene Families for STK17B Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Enzymes
  • Plasma proteins
  • Predicted intracellular proteins
  • Predicted membrane proteins

Protein Domains for STK17B Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the protein kinase superfamily. CAMK Ser/Thr protein kinase family. DAP kinase subfamily.
  • 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 IEA,ISS --
GO:0004674 protein serine/threonine kinase activity IDA 9786912
GO:0005524 ATP binding IDA,IEA 9786912
GO:0016301 kinase activity IEA --
GO:0016740 transferase activity IEA --
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Animal Models for STK17B Gene

MGI Knock Outs for STK17B:

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No data available for Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for STK17B Gene

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

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 STK17B gene
Compartment Confidence
nucleus 5
plasma membrane 4
cytosol 4
cytoskeleton 2
mitochondrion 2

Subcellular locations from the

Human Protein Atlas (HPA)
  • Cytosol (1)
  • Plasma membrane (1)
See all subcellular structures

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for STK17B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005634 nucleus IDA,IEA 9786912
GO:0005793 endoplasmic reticulum-Golgi intermediate compartment IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0015629 actin cytoskeleton IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for STK17B Gene

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Pathways by source for STK17B Gene

2 Cell Signaling Technology pathways for STK17B Gene
1 Qiagen pathway for STK17B Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for STK17B Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006468 protein phosphorylation IEA,IDA 9786912
GO:0006915 apoptotic process IEA --
GO:0012501 programmed cell death IEA --
GO:0016310 phosphorylation IEA --
GO:0035556 intracellular signal transduction IDA 9786912
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for STK17B Gene

Drugs & Compounds for STK17B Gene

(2) Drugs for STK17B Gene - From: DrugBank and HMDB

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Quercetin Experimental, Investigational Nutra Target Antitumor agent 42
ATP Investigational Nutra Agonist 0

(1) Additional Compounds for STK17B Gene - From: HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
  • Adenosindiphosphorsaeure
  • Adenosine 5'-pyrophosphate
  • Adenosine diphosphate
  • Adenosine pyrophosphate
  • Adenosine-5'-diphosphate
Full agonist, Agonist 58-64-0
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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: - - - -

Relevant External Links for STK17B Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for STK17B Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE 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 (x16.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED 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 in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MaxQB, and MOPED for STK17B Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for STK17B Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of STK17B Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for STK17B Gene:


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.

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for STK17B Gene

  • Liver(4.1)
  • Bone marrow(2.1)
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No data available for Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for STK17B Gene

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
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia STK17B 33 34
  • 99.82 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia STK17B 33 34
  • 93.1 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia STK17B 33 34
  • 91.04 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Stk17b 33 16 34
  • 87.28 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia STK17B 34
  • 87 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Stk17b 33
  • 86.34 (n)
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 69 (a)
-- 34
-- 34
(Gallus gallus)
Aves STK17B 33 34
  • 72.49 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia STK17B 34
  • 72 (a)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii stk17b 33 34
  • 58.72 (n)
-- 33
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Drak 33 34
  • 46.59 (n)
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea unc-22 34
  • 1 (a)
baker's yeast
(Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
Saccharomycetes MEK1 34
  • 15 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 34
  • 35 (a)
Species where no ortholog for STK17B 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)
  • 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

Gene Tree for STK17B (if available)
Gene Tree for STK17B (if available)

Paralogs for STK17B Gene

Variants for STK17B Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for STK17B Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000012000 -- 196,141,128(-) T/C intron_variant
rs1000074930 -- 196,169,305(-) T/C genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000085688 -- 196,162,560(-) A/G genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000122190 -- 196,169,604(-) T/C genic_upstream_transcript_variant, intron_variant
rs1000151141 -- 196,177,190(-) C/T upstream_transcript_variant

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

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv584151 CNV loss 21841781
nsv1005678 CNV gain 25217958
esv3593879 CNV loss 21293372
esv3355150 CNV insertion 20981092
esv2763057 CNV loss 21179565

Variation tolerance for STK17B Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 35.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.09; 22.16% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for STK17B Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

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

Disorders for STK17B Gene

Additional Disease Information for STK17B

Genetic Association Database
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology

No disorders were found for STK17B Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot 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 (The Journal of biological chemistry 1998) 2 3 4 58
  2. Personalized smoking cessation: interactions between nicotine dose, dependence and quit-success genotype score. (PMID: 20379614) Rose JE … Uhl GR (Molecular medicine (Cambridge, Mass.) 2010) 3 44 58
  3. The variant rs1867277 in FOXE1 gene confers thyroid cancer susceptibility through the recruitment of USF1/USF2 transcription factors. (PMID: 19730683) Landa I … Robledo M (PLoS genetics 2009) 3 44 58
  4. Regulation of the apoptosis-inducing kinase DRAK2 by cyclooxygenase-2 in colorectal cancer. (PMID: 19638987) Doherty GA … Fitzgerald DJ (British journal of cancer 2009) 3 22 58
  5. Modulation of DRAK2 autophosphorylation by antigen receptor signaling in primary lymphocytes. (PMID: 17182616) Friedrich ML … Walsh CM (The Journal of biological chemistry 2007) 3 22 58

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