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PIP4K2A Catalyzes the phosphorylation of phosphatidylinositol 5- phosphate (PtdIns5P) on the fourth hydroxyl of the myo-inositol ring, to form phosphatidylinositol 4,5-bisphosphate (PtdIns(4,5)P2). May exert its function by regulating the levels of PtdIns5P, which functions in the cytosol by increasing AKT activity and in the nucleus signals through ING2. May regulate the pool of cytosolic PtdIns5P in response to the activation of tyrosine phosphorylation. May negatively regulate insulin- stimulated glucose uptake by lowering the levels of PtdIns5P. May be involved in thrombopoiesis, and the terminal maturation of megakaryocytes and regulation of their size. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: Carbohydrate Metabolism - inositol phosphate; EC; Kinase, lipid; Motility/polarity/chemotaxis
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 10p12.2
Cellular Component: autophagic vacuole; cytosol; nucleoplasm
Molecular Function: 1-phosphatidylinositol-5-phosphate 4-kinase activity
Biological Process: phosphatidylinositol biosynthetic process; phospholipid metabolic process; regulation of autophagy; regulation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase cascade
Reference #:  P48426 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: 1-phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate kinase; 1-phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate-5-kinase; 1-phosphatidylinositol-5-phosphate 4-kinase 2-alpha; Diphosphoinositide kinase 2-alpha; FLJ13267; phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate 5-kinase, type II, alpha; Phosphatidylinositol-5-phosphate 4-kinase type II alpha; Phosphatidylinositol-5-phosphate 4-kinase type-2 alpha; phosphatidylinositol-5-phosphate 4-kinase, type II, alpha; PI(5)P 4-kinase type II alpha; PI42A; PI5P4KA; PIP4K2A; PIP4KII-alpha; PIP5K2; PIP5K2A; PIP5KII-alpha; PIP5KIIA; PIP5KIIalpha; PIP5KIII; PIPK; PtdIns(4)P-5-kinase B isoform; PtdIns(4)P-5-kinase C isoform; PtdIns(5)P-4-kinase isoform 2-alpha; type II phosphatidylinositol-4-phosphate 5-kinase 53 K isoform
Gene Symbols: PIP4K2A
Molecular weight: 46,225 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 6.5  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
CST Pathways:  Actin Dynamics  |  PI3K/Akt Signaling
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