Sequence of this protein is as follows: MLWLALGPFP AMENQVLVIR IKIPNSGAVD WTVHSGPQLL FRDVLDVIGQ VLPEATTTAF EYEDEDGDRI TVRSDEEMKA MLSYYYSTVM EQQVNGQLIE PLQIFPRACK PPGERNIHGL
MAP2K5 is a dual specificity protein kinase that belongs to the MAP kinase kinase family. It specifically interacts with and activates MAPK7/ERK5. This kinase itself can be phosphorylated and activated by MAP3K3/MEKK3, as well as by atypical protein kinase C isoforms (aPKCs). The signal cascade mediated by MAP2K5 is involved in growth factor stimulated cell proliferation and muscle cell differentiation.
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Protein Aliases: Dual specificity mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 5; MAP kinase kinase 5; MAP kinase kinase MEK5b; MAPK/ERK kinase 5; MAPKK 5; MEK 5
Gene Aliases: HsT17454; MAP2K5; MAPKK5; MEK5; MKK5; PRKMK5
UniProt ID: (Human) Q13163
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5607
Molecular Function: non-receptor serine/threonine protein kinase