The protein encoded by this gene is a member of serine/threonine protein kinase family. This kinase preferentially activates other kinases involved in the MAP kinase signaling pathway. This kinase has been shown to directly phosphorylate and activate Ikappa B kinases, and thus plays a role in NF-kappa B signaling pathway. This kinase has also been found to bind and activate protein kinase C-related kinase 2, which suggests its involvement in a regulated signaling process.
Protein Aliases: 184.108.40.206; MAP/ERK kinase kinase 2; MAPK/ERK kinase kinase 2; MEK kinase 2; MEKK 2; mitogen activated protein kinase kinase kinase 2; Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase kinase 2; protein kinase MEKK2b
Gene Aliases: 9630061B06Rik; AI585793; MAP3K2; MAPKKK2; MEKK2; MEKK2B
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9Y2U5