Gene Detail

Gene Symbol NEK8
Synonyms JCK | NEK12A | NPHP9 | RHPD2
Gene Description NEK8, NIMA-related kinase 8, is a serine/threonine kinase of the never-in-mitosis A (NIMA) family which regulates mitotic entry (PMID: 23132929). NEK8 mutations have been identified in renal and breast cancers (PMID: 25451921, PMID: 15019993).
Entrez Id 284086
Chromosome 17
Map Location 17q11.2
Canonical Transcript NM_178170

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