Aliases for STK17A Gene
External Ids for STK17A Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for STK17A Gene
This gene is a member of the DAP kinase-related apoptosis-inducing protein kinase family and encodes an autophosphorylated nuclear protein with a protein kinase domain. The protein has apoptosis-inducing activity. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for STK17A Gene
STK17A (Serine/Threonine Kinase 17a) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Sweet Taste 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 STK17B.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STK17A Gene
Acts as a positive regulator of apoptosis. Also acts as a regulator of cellular reactive oxygen species.