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Symbol DYRK1A contributors: mct/pg/shn - updated : 16-12-2014
HGNC name dual-specificity tyrosine-(Y)-phosphorylation regulated kinase 1A
HGNC id 3091
EXPRESSION
Type ubiquitous
   expressed in (based on citations)
organ(s)
SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Cardiovascularheart   moderately Homo sapiens
Digestiveintestinelarge intestinecolon highly Homo sapiens
 liver   lowly Mus musculus
 liver   moderately Homo sapiens
Endocrineadrenal gland   lowly Mus musculus
 pancreas   lowly Homo sapiens
Nervousbraindiencephalonamygdala highly Homo sapiens
 brainmidbrainsubstantia nigra lowly Homo sapiens
 brainforebraincerebral cortex moderately Homo sapiens
 brainbasal nucleicorpus callosum moderately Homo sapiens
 brain   highly Homo sapiens
Reproductivefemale systembreast  lowly Homo sapiens
Respiratorylung   lowly Mus musculus
 lung   moderately Homo sapiens
Urinarykidney   highly Homo sapiens
tissue
SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Muscularstriatum  highly Mus musculus
cells
SystemCellPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Skin/Tegumentkeratinocyte Homo sapiens
cell lineage
cell lines
fluid/secretion blood
at STAGE
physiological period embryo, fetal
Text brain, liver, lung, heart
PROTEIN
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
STRUCTURE
motifs/domains
  • N-terminal domain, but not the catalytic kinase domain or the C-terminal domain of DYRK1A, was responsible for the WDR68 binding
  • nuclear targeting sequence
  • a putative leucine zipper motif
  • a conserved histidine repeat (13 residues)
  • conjugated PhosphoP
    HOMOLOGY
    interspecies ortholog to Dyrk1a, Rattus norvegicus
    ortholog to Dyrk1a, Mus musculus
    ortholog to DYRK1A, Pan troglodytes
    ortholog to dyrk1a, Danio rerio
    Homologene
    FAMILY
  • protein kinase superfamily
  • Ser/Thr protein kinase family
  • MNB/DYRK subfamily
  • CATEGORY enzyme , regulatory
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION     intracellular
    intracellular,nucleus,nucleoplasm,nuclear bodies,nuclear speckles
    text
  • coexpressed with Notch in various tissues during embryonic development
  • predominantly localized to the nucleus
  • basic FUNCTION
  • serine/threonine and tyrosine kinase involved in post-embryonic neurogenesis
  • putatively involved in cell growth and development
  • playing a role in controlling motor function and may be implicated in Down syndrome motor dysfunction
  • involved in the signaling mechanisms that regulate dendrite differentiation
  • involved with RCAN1 in the cooperative destabilization of a regulatory circuit, leading to reduced NFATc activity
  • may play a role in a signaling pathway regulating nuclear functions of cell proliferaration
  • could be responsible for learning and memory deterioration in Down syndrome and of memory impairment in ALzheimer disease
  • playing a physiological role in the hyperphosphorylation of Tau responsible of insoluble deposits in Alzheimer disease
  • playing an important, but diverse from developmental role in adult central nervous system
  • inhibiting the expression of REST(a key regulator of pluripotency and neuronal differentiation), an alteration that persists in trisomy 21 from undifferentiated embryonic stem (ES) cells to adult brain (deregulation of REST is a very early pathological consequence of trisomy 21 with potential to disturb the development of all embryonic lineages)
  • negative regulator of the intrinsic apoptotic pathway in the developing retina (phosphorylates caspase-9 on threonine residue 125, and this phosphorylation event is crucial to protect retina cells from apoptotic cell death)
  • positively regulates FGF-mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling by phosphorylation-dependent impairment of the inhibitory activity of SPRY2
  • might modulate the hypertrophic response of cardiomyocytes
  • promotes cell survival through phosphorylation and activation of SIRT1 with DYRK3
  • role in controlling synaptic vesicle recycling processes
  • role of DYRK1A in the regulation of neurite formation
  • DYRK1A, DYRK2, and DYRK4 phosphorylate distinct although overlapping sets of the 720 different peptides in the phosphosite array
  • DYRK1A and REST are closely related in neurodevelopment
  • DYRK1A, DYRK3, DYRK4 implicated in the regulation of cytoskeletal organization and process outgrowth in neurons
  • plays a role in many cellular pathways through phosphorylation of diverse substrate proteins
  • DYRK1A controls the transition from proliferation to quiescence during lymphoid development by destabilizing CCND3
  • CELLULAR PROCESS
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS development
    PATHWAY
    metabolism
    signaling
    a component
  • autophosphorylated
  • INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule nucleotide,
  • ATP
  • protein
  • cyclin L2
  • 14-3-3 protein
  • phytanoyl-CoA alpha-hydroxylase associated protein 1, PAHX-AP1
  • SF3B1
  • SPRY2
  • REST/NRSF-SWI/SNF chromatin remodelling complex
  • dynamin 1, endophilin 1
  • SPRED1 and SPRED2
  • DCAF7
  • DYRK1A binds specifically to DCAF7 in cells, and the binding, but not the phosphorylation event, induces the nuclear translocation of DCAF7 5)
  • RCAN1
  • DYRK1A interacts with and phosphorylates STXBP1 at the Thr(479) residue,linking STXBP1 and DYRK1A in synaptic vesicle trafficking and amyloid precursor protein processing
  • DYRK1A restrains CCND3 protein levels by phosphorylating T283 to induce its degradation
  • DYRK1A may also down-regulate CIC in human cells
  • cell & other
    REGULATION
    inhibited by RANBP9
    repressed by TFAP4/GMNN complex
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    corresponding disease(s) TRI21 , DEL21QD , MRD7
    Other morbid association(s)
    TypeGene ModificationChromosome rearrangementProtein expressionProtein Function
    constitutional     --over  
    significantly elevated in hippocampus of patients with Alzheimer
    constitutional   deletion    
    haploinsufficiency causative for microcephaly observed in partial monosomy 21
    constitutional     --other  
    DYRK1A dosage imbalance perturbs REST levels with decreased REST expression in embryonic neurons and increased expression in adult neurons
    constitutional     --over  
    contributes to neurofibrillary degeneration in Down syndrome more significantly than in subjects with two copies of the DYRK1A gene and sporadic Alzheimer disease)
    constitutional     --over  
    as in Down syndrome could lead to neurofibrillary degeneration by shifting the alternative splicing of MAPT exon 10 to an increase in the ratio of 3R-tau/4R-tau
    Susceptibility
    Variant & Polymorphism
    Candidate gene for mental retardation in Down syndrome through deregulation of REST
    Marker
    Therapy target
  • normalizing Dyrk1A gene expression in the striatum of adult TgDyrk1A mice, by means of AAVshRNA, clearly reverses motor impairment
  • SystemTypeDisorderPubmed
    mental retardationtrisomy 
    DYRK1A inhibitor has been proposed as a novel drug to address learning and memory deficit in Down syndrome
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS
  • Dyrk1A Mutant Drosophila minibrain flies have a reduction in both optic lobes and central brain, showing learning deficits and hypoactivity
  • mice overexpressing the full-length cDNA of Dyrk1A exhibit delayed cranio-caudal maturation with functional consequences in neuromotor development, altered motor skill acquisition and hyperactivity, a significant impairment in spatial learning and cognitive flexibility, hippocampal and prefrontal cortex dysfunction
  • Dyrk1A(-/-) mice have a general growth delay and die during midgestation and Dyrk1A(+/-) mice show decreased neonatal viability and a significant body size reduction from birth to adulthood
  • Dyrk1a overexpression in primary mouse cortical neurons induced severe reduction of the dendritic growth and dendritic complexity
  • increased expression of phospho-Thr(192)-RCAN1 was observed in the brains of transgenic mice overexpressing the Dyrk1A protein