Protein Name PTEN induced kinase 1
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 65018
Gene Symbol

PINK1

UniProt Q9BXM7 (PINK1_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 289
Total Number of Articles : 438
Description

PTEN induced kinase 1

Gene Summary

This gene encodes a serine/threonine protein kinase that localizes to mitochondria. It is thought to protect cells from stress-induced mitochondrial dysfunction. Mutations in this gene cause one form of autosomal recessive early-onset Parkinson disease. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

synonyms
  • serine/threonine-protein kinase PINK1, mitochondrial
  • PTEN induced putative kinase 1
  • PTEN-induced putative kinase protein 1
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