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Gene Family: Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinases (MAP2K)

Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase: Mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase (also known as MAP2K, MEK, MAPKK) is a kinase enzyme which phosphorylates mitogen-activated protein kinase (MAPK). MAP2K is classified as EC 2.7.12.2. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 7

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
MAP2K1 mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 1 PRKMK1 MEK1, MAPKK1 15q22.31
MAP2K2 mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 2 PRKMK2 MEK2 19p13.3
MAP2K3 mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 3 PRKMK3 MEK3, MKK3, MAPKK3 17p11.2
MAP2K4 mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 4 SERK1 MEK4, JNKK1, PRKMK4, MKK4 17p12
MAP2K5 mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 5 PRKMK5 MEK5, MAPKK5, HsT17454 15q23
MAP2K6 mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 6 PRKMK6 MEK6, MKK6, SAPKK3, MAPKK6 17q24.3
MAP2K7 mitogen-activated protein kinase kinase 7 PRKMK7 MKK7, Jnkk2 19p13.2