DNA-Dependent Protein Kinase

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DNA-dependent protein kinase (DNA-PK) is a nuclear protein serine/threonine kinase that is a molecular sensor of DNA damage. DNA-PK is involved in the ligation step of the non-homologous end joining (NHEJ) pathway of DNA double strand break (DSB) repair, V(D)J recombination and telomere stabilization.

DNA-PK is activated by phosphorylation by ATM/ATR following DNA damage and is inhibited by wortmannin. DNA-PK must be bound to DNA in order to exhibit its catalytic properties and has multiple targets including c-Abl, histone H1, c-jun, p53, c-Myc and more.

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Species Gene Symbol Gene Accession No. Protein Accession No.
Human PRKDC NM_001081640 Q9UME3
Mouse Prkdc NM_011159 P97313

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