Gene Detail

Gene Symbol PRKAA1
Synonyms AMPK | AMPKa1
Gene Description PRKAA1, 5'-AMP-activated protein kinase catalytic subunit alpha-1, is a catalytic subunit of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK), an energy sensor protein kinase that plays a key role in regulating cellular energy metabolism. AMPK has been shown to play a role in inhibiting tumour growth and metastasis (PMID: 24895169).
Entrez Id 5562
Chromosome 5
Map Location 5p13.1
Canonical Transcript NM_006251


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