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TrkB a receptor tyrosine kinase of the Trk family. Receptor for brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF), neurotrophin-3, -4 and -5 but not nerve growth factor (NGF). Involved in the development and maintenance of the nervous system. Three splice variant isoforms have been described. Note: This description may include information from UniProtKB.
Protein type: EC; Kinase, protein; Membrane protein, integral; Protein kinase, TK; Protein kinase, tyrosine (receptor); TK group; Trk family
Chromosomal Location of Human Ortholog: 13 B1|13 31.2 cM
Cellular Component: axon; cell soma; cell surface; cytoplasm; cytosol; dendrite; dendritic spine; early endosome; endosome; excitatory synapse; growth cone; integral to plasma membrane; nerve terminal; perikaryon; plasma membrane; postsynaptic density; postsynaptic membrane; presynaptic active zone; receptor complex; rough endoplasmic reticulum; terminal button
Molecular Function: brain-derived neurotrophic factor binding; brain-derived neurotrophic factor receptor activity; neurotrophin binding; neurotrophin receptor activity; protein binding; protein homodimerization activity; receptor tyrosine kinase binding; transmembrane receptor protein tyrosine kinase activity
Biological Process: brain-derived neurotrophic factor receptor signaling pathway; central nervous system neuron development; cerebral cortex development; circadian rhythm; feeding behavior; glutamate secretion; learning; long-term memory; mechanoreceptor differentiation; negative regulation of neuron apoptosis; neuromuscular junction development; neuron differentiation; neuron migration; oligodendrocyte differentiation; peripheral nervous system neuron development; positive regulation of axonogenesis; positive regulation of cell proliferation; positive regulation of MAPKKK cascade; positive regulation of peptidyl-serine phosphorylation; positive regulation of phosphoinositide 3-kinase cascade; positive regulation of synaptic transmission, glutamatergic; positive regulation of synaptogenesis; protein amino acid autophosphorylation; regulation of dendrite development; regulation of GTPase activity; regulation of MAPKKK cascade; regulation of metabolic process; regulation of neurotransmitter secretion; regulation of protein kinase B signaling cascade; retina development in camera-type eye; retinal rod cell development; vasculogenesis
Reference #:  P15209 (UniProtKB)
Alt. Names/Synonyms: AI848316; BDNF/NT-3 growth factors receptor; C030027L06Rik; GP145-TrkB/GP95-TrkB; Neurotrophic tyrosine kinase receptor type 2; neurotrophic tyrosine kinase, receptor, type 2; Ntrk2; Tkrb; Trk-B; Trkb; TrkB tyrosine kinase
Gene Symbols: Ntrk2
Molecular weight: 92,133 Da
Basal Isoelectric point: 6.08  Predict pI for various phosphorylation states
CST Pathways:  Tyrosine Kinases & Substrates
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