an AGC kinase of the PKG family. Type I cGMP-dependent protein kinase; relaxes vascular smooth muscle and inhibits platelet aggregation. Binding of cGMP results in enzyme activation. Two splice variant isoforms have been described. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: AGC group; EC 188.8.131.52; Kinase, protein; PKG family; Protein kinase, AGC; Protein kinase, Ser/Thr (non-receptor)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: cGK 1; cGK1; cGKI; cGKI-alpha; cGKI-BETA; cGMP-dependent protein kinase 1; cGMP-dependent protein kinase I; DKFZp686K042; FLJ36117; KGP1; MGC71944; PGK; PKG; PRKG1; PRKG1B; PRKGR1A; PRKGR1B; protein kinase, cGMP-dependent, regulatory, type I, beta; protein kinase, cGMP-dependent, type I