a protein kinase of the CAMK1 family. Implicated in transcriptional regulation in lymphocytes, neurons and male germ cells. Two alternatively sliced isoforms have been described. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: CAMK group; CAMK1 family; EC 188.8.131.52; Kinase, protein; Protein kinase, CAMK; Protein kinase, Ser/Thr (non-receptor)
Molecular Function: calcium-dependent protein serine/threonine kinase activity; calmodulin binding; calmodulin-dependent protein kinase activity
Biological Process: long-term memory; myeloid dendritic cell cytokine production; myeloid dendritic cell differentiation; peptidyl-serine phosphorylation; positive regulation of transcription, DNA-dependent; protein amino acid autophosphorylation; protein amino acid phosphorylation; regulation of osteoclast differentiation; regulation of T cell differentiation in the thymus; signal transduction
Alt. Names/Synonyms: brain Ca(2+)-calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type IV; brain Ca++-calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type IV; calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase IV; Calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type IV; calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase type IV catalytic chain; CAM kinase IV; CAM kinase- GR; CaM kinase-GR; CaMK IV; CaMK-GR; CAMK4; KCC4; MGC36771