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Gene: MYLK2 (myosin light chain kinase 2) Canis lupus familiaris
Symbol: MYLK2
Name: myosin light chain kinase 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits ATP binding (inferred); myosin light chain kinase activity (inferred); INVOLVED IN muscle contraction (ortholog); positive regulation of fast-twitch skeletal muscle fiber contraction (ortholog); regulation of cell cycle (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH cardiomyopathy (ortholog); Diabetic Cardiomyopathies (ortholog); Dilated Cardiomyopathy with Left Ventricular Noncompaction (ortholog); FOUND IN dendrite (ortholog); dendritic spine (ortholog); neuronal cell body (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: myosin light chain kinase 2, skeletal muscle; myosin light chain kinase 2, skeletal/cardiac muscle
Homo sapiens (human) : MYLK2 (myosin light chain kinase 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mylk2 (myosin, light polypeptide kinase 2, skeletal muscle)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Mylk2 (myosin light chain kinase 2)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Mylk2 (myosin light chain kinase 2)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MYLK2 (myosin light chain kinase 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mylk2 (myosin light chain kinase 2)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MYLK2 (myosin light chain kinase 2)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MYLK2 (myosin light chain kinase 2)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Mylk2 (myosin light chain kinase 2)
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Latest Assembly: CanFam3.1 - Dog CanFam3.1 Assembly
Dog AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
CanFam3.1 Ensembl2421,284,352 - 21,309,363 (+)EnsemblCanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
CanFam3.12421,284,309 - 21,297,889 (+)NCBICanFam3.1CanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 12363791
Created: 2017-01-24
Species: Canis lupus familiaris
Last Modified: 2020-07-01
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.