FKBP12 is a member of the immunophilin protein family, which play a role in immunoregulation and basic cellular processes involving protein folding and trafficking. The protein is a cis-trans prolyl isomerase that binds the immunosuppressants FK506 and rapamycin. It interacts with several intracellular signal transduction proteins including type I TGF-beta receptor. It also interacts with multiple intracellular calcium release channels, and coordinates multi-protein complex formation of the tetrameric skeletal muscle ryanodine receptor. In mouse, deletion of this homologous gene causes congenital heart disorder known as noncompaction of left ventricular myocardium.
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Protein Aliases: 12 kDa FK506-binding protein; 12 kDa FKBP; calstabin 1; Calstabin-1; EC 220.127.116.11; FK506 binding protein 1A, 12kDa; FK506 binding protein12; FK506-binding protein 1; FK506-binding protein 12; FK506-binding protein 1A; FK506-binding protein 1A (12kD); FK506-binding protein, T-cell, 12-kD; FKBP-1A; FKBP12-Exip3; Immunophilin FKBP12; Peptidyl-prolyl cis-trans isomerase FKBP1A; PPIase FKBP1A; protein kinase C inhibitor 2; Rotamase
Gene Aliases: FKBP-12; FKBP-1A; FKBP1; FKBP12; FKBP1A; PKC12; PKCI2; PPIASE
UniProt ID: (Human) P62942
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2280
Molecular Function: chaperone