KDR (FLK1) is a receptor for VEGF or VEGFC. This protein has a tyrosine-protein kinase activity. The VEGF-kinase ligand/receptor signaling system plays a key role in vascular development and regulation of vascular permeability.
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Protein Aliases: CD309; CD309 antigen; Fetal liver kinase 1; fetal liver kinase-1; FLK-1; FLK1; KDR; Kinase insert domain receptor; kinase insert domain receptor (a type III receptor tyrosine kinase); Protein-tyrosine kinase receptor Flk-1; soluble VEGFR2; tyrosine kinase growth factor receptor; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2; Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 [Precursor]; VEGFR-2
Gene Aliases: CD309; FLK1; KDR; VEGFR; VEGFR2
UniProt ID: (Human) P35968
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3791