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GSK3B is a proline-directed serine/threonine protein kinase involved in energy metabolism, neuronal cell development and body pattern formation. It is a negative regulator of glucose homeostasis and is involved in energy metabolism, inflammation, ER-stress, mitochondrial dysfunction, and apoptotic pathways. GSK3B is a critical component of the Wnt/beta-catenin signaling pathway, and its activity results in the inhibition of Wnt signaling by mediating the degradation of beta-catenin. GSK3B is also involved in the Hedgehog, Notch, and insulin signaling pathways.
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Protein Aliases: EC 126.96.36.199; FA; Factor A; Glycogen synthase kinase-3 beta; glycogen synthase kinase-3 beta splice variant X1; glycogen synthase kinase-3 beta splice variant X2; glycogen synthase kinase-3 beta splice variant X3; GSK 3 beta; GSK 3B; GSK-3 beta; GSK-3 beta GSK3B; GSK-3b; GSK-3beta; GSK3 beta; GSK3beta isoform; Serine/threonine-protein kinase GSK3B
Gene Aliases: 7330414F15Rik; 8430431H08Rik; C86142; GSK-3; GSK-3beta; GSK3; GSK3B; GSK3beta
Molecular Function: non-receptor serine/threonine protein kinase