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Gene: CKB (creatine kinase B) Homo sapiens
Symbol: CKB
Name: creatine kinase B
Description: Exhibits ubiquitin protein ligase binding activity. Involved in substantia nigra development. Localizes to the cytosol.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: B-CK; BCK; brain creatine kinase; CKBB; CPK-B; creatine kinase B chain; creatine kinase B-type; creatine kinase brain; creatine kinase brain-type; creatine kinase, brain; creatine kinase-B; creatine phosphokinase B-type; epididymis luminal protein 211; epididymis secretory protein Li 29; HEL-211; HEL-S-29
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Ckb (creatine kinase, brain)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Ckb (creatine kinase B)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Ckb (creatine kinase B)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : CKB (creatine kinase B)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : CKB (creatine kinase B)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Ckb (creatine kinase B)
Sus scrofa (pig) : CKB (creatine kinase B)
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Related Pseudogenes: CKBP1  
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl14103,519,667 - 103,522,833 (-)Ensembl
GRCh3814103,519,667 - 103,522,833 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3714103,985,995 - 103,989,196 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 3614103,055,749 - 103,058,923 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 3414103,055,748 - 103,058,923NCBI
Celera1484,040,224 - 84,043,398 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map14q32.33NCBI
HuRef1484,164,414 - 84,167,557 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_114103,924,170 - 103,927,371 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Nomenclature History
More on CKB
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 730974
Created: 2003-12-10
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-01-07
Status: ACTIVE


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