PDK2 inhibits the mitochondrial pyruvate dehydrogenase complex by phosphorylation of the E1 alpha subunit, thus contributing to the regulation of glucose metabolism.
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Protein Aliases: [Pyruvate dehydrogenase (acetyl-transferring)] kinase isozyme 2, mitochondrial; [Pyruvate dehydrogenase [lipoamide]] kinase isozyme 2, mitochondrial; PDH kinase 2; PDK P45; pyruvate dehydrogenase; pyruvate dehydrogenase 2; pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase 2 subunit p45 (PDK2); Pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase isoform 2; pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase, isoenzyme 2; pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase, isozyme 2; pyruvate dehydrogenase, lipoamide, kinase isozyme 2, mitochondrial
Gene Aliases: PDHK2; PDK2; PDKII
Molecular Function: non-receptor serine/threonine protein kinase