a tyrosine kinase-like kinase of the RIPK family. Activates pro-caspase-1 and pro-caspase-8. Potentiates casp-8-mediated apoptosis. May activate NF-kappaB. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Kinase, protein; EC 126.96.36.199; Protein kinase, TKL; EC 188.8.131.52; Protein kinase, Ser/Thr (non-receptor); TKL group; RIPK family
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 8q21
Cellular Component: protein complex; cytoskeleton; cytoplasm; cytosol; vesicle
Molecular Function: protein serine/threonine kinase activity; LIM domain binding; protein binding; signal transducer activity; protein homodimerization activity; CARD domain binding; non-membrane spanning protein tyrosine kinase activity; ATP binding
Biological Process: I-kappaB kinase/NF-kappaB cascade; peptidyl-tyrosine phosphorylation; positive regulation of T-helper 1 type immune response; nerve growth factor receptor signaling pathway; activation of MAPK activity; positive regulation of apoptosis; apoptosis; positive regulation of interleukin-12 production; stress-activated MAPK cascade; positive regulation of JNK cascade; toll-like receptor 3 signaling pathway; signal transduction; T cell receptor signaling pathway; activation of NF-kappaB transcription factor; toll-like receptor 10 signaling pathway; toll-like receptor 5 signaling pathway; T cell proliferation; response to exogenous dsRNA; positive regulation of immature T cell proliferation; lipopolysaccharide-mediated signaling pathway; positive regulation of interferon-beta production; JNK cascade; inflammatory response; toll-like receptor 4 signaling pathway; positive regulation of interferon-alpha production; adaptive immune response; positive regulation of I-kappaB kinase/NF-kappaB cascade; MyD88-independent toll-like receptor signaling pathway; positive regulation of interleukin-6 production; positive regulation of tumor necrosis factor production; positive regulation of peptidyl-serine phosphorylation; positive regulation of chemokine production; toll-like receptor 2 signaling pathway; MyD88-dependent toll-like receptor signaling pathway; positive regulation of peptidyl-tyrosine phosphorylation; defense response to Gram-positive bacterium; positive regulation of interferon-gamma production; positive regulation of protein ubiquitination; positive regulation of interleukin-2 production; toll-like receptor signaling pathway; innate immune response; positive regulation of alpha-beta T cell proliferation; positive regulation of transcription from RNA polymerase II promoter; toll-like receptor 9 signaling pathway; positive regulation of cytokine and chemokine mediated signaling pathway; positive regulation of T-helper 1 cell differentiation; negative regulation of apoptosis
SS: The number of records in which this modification site was determined using site-specific methods. SS methods include amino acid sequencing, site-directed mutagenesis, modification site-specific antibodies, specific MS strategies, etc.