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AKAP1 A-kinase anchoring protein 1

Gene ID: 8165, updated on 17-Jun-2024
Gene type: protein coding
Also known as: AKAP; PRKA1; AKAP84; TDRD17; AKAP121; AKAP149; D-AKAP1; PPP1R43; SAKAP84


The A-kinase anchor proteins (AKAPs) are a group of structurally diverse proteins, which have the common function of binding to the regulatory subunit of protein kinase A (PKA) and confining the holoenzyme to discrete locations within the cell. This gene encodes a member of the AKAP family. The encoded protein binds to type I and type II regulatory subunits of PKA and anchors them to the mitochondrion. This protein is speculated to be involved in the cAMP-dependent signal transduction pathway and in directing RNA to a specific cellular compartment. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

Genomic context

Chromosome: 17; NC_000017.11 (57085246..57121344)
Total number of exons:


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