This gene encodes a member of the adenylate kinase family, which is involved in regulating the adenine nucleotide composition within a cell by catalyzing the reversible transfer of phosphate groups among adenine nucleotides. This member is related to the UMP/CMP kinase of several species. It is located in the cytosol and expressed exclusively in brain. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been identified for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: adenylate kinase 5; adenylate kinase 6; Adenylate kinase isoenzyme 5; AK 5; ATP-AMP transphosphorylase 5; MGC33326
Gene Aliases: AK5; AK6
Molecular Function: nucleotide kinase