This gene belongs to the ephrin receptor subfamily of the protein-tyrosine kinase family. EPH and EPH-related receptors have been implicated in mediating developmental events, particularly in the nervous system. Receptors in the EPH subfamily typically have a single kinase domain and an extracellular region containing a Cys-rich domain and 2 fibronectin type III repeats. The ephrin receptors are divided into 2 groups based on the similarity of their extracellular domain sequences and their affinities for binding ephrin-A and ephrin-B ligands.
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Protein Aliases: Developmental kinase 1; EBK; EHK-3; EK11; Embryonic brain kinase; epa7; EPH homology kinase 3; Eph homology kinase-3; EPH-like kinase 11; EPHA7-S; ephrin receptor EphA7; Ephrin type-A receptor 7; mDK-1; receptor protein-tyrosine kinase HEK11; tyrosine-protein kinase receptor EHK-3
Gene Aliases: Cek11; Ebk; EHK-3; EHK3; EK11; EPHA7; HEK11; Mdk1