Transduction of extracellular matrix signals through integrins influences intracellular and extracellular functions, and appears to require interaction of integrin cytoplasmic domains with cellular proteins. Integrin-linked kinase (ILK), interacts with the cytoplasmic domain of beta-1 integrin. This gene encodes a serine/threonine protein kinase with 4 ankyrin-like repeats, which associates with the cytoplasmic domain of beta integrins and acts as a proximal receptor kinase regulating integrin-mediated signal transduction. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for this gene.
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Protein Aliases: 59 kDa serine/threonine-protein kinase; epididymis secretory protein Li 28; HEL-S-28; ILK-1; ILK-2; integrin-linked kinase; integrin-linked kinase-2; Integrin-linked protein kinase; P59; p59ILK
Gene Aliases: HEL-S-28; ILK; ILK-1; ILK-2; ILK1; ILK2; P59; p59ILK
UniProt ID: (Human) Q13418
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3611