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Symbol SRPK2 contributors: mct/npt/pgu - updated : 13-01-2010
HGNC name SFRS protein kinase 2
HGNC id 11306
Location 7q22.3      Physical location : 104.756.823 - 105.029.341
Synonym name
  • serine/arginine-rich protein-specific kinase 2
  • SR-protein-specific kinase 2
  • Synonym symbol(s) SFRSK2, FLJ36101, H_RG152G17.1a, H_RG152G17.1b, WUGSC:H_RG152G17.1a
    TYPE functioning gene
    STRUCTURE 272.52 kb     16 Exon(s)
    10 Kb 5' upstream gene genomic sequence study
    MAPPING cloned Y linked N status confirmed
    Physical map
    SVH 7q22.1 SVH protein NAPE-PLD 7q22.1 N-acyl-phosphatidylethanolamine-hydrolyzing phospholipase D LOC392085 7 similar to 60S ribosomal protein L23a FLJ36166 7q22.1 hypothetical protein FLJ36166 LOC392086 7 similar to Putative S100 calcium-binding protein A11 pseudogene LOC389544 7 similar to hypothetical protein FLJ32949 PMPCB 7q21.3-q22.1 peptidase (mitochondrial processing) beta ZRF1 7q22.1-q22.3 zuotin related factor 1 PSMC2 7q22.1-q22.3 proteasome (prosome, macropain) 26S subunit, ATPase, 2 PRES 7q22.1 prestin (motor protein) RELN 7q22 reelin ORC5L 7q22 origin recognition complex, subunit 5-like (yeast) LOC392087 7 similar to lipoma HMGIC fusion partner-like 3 LOC389545 7 hypothetical gene supported by AB076839; NM_001417 LOC392088 7 similar to lipoma HMGIC fusion partner-like 3 LOC389546 7 LOC389546 MLL5 7q22.1 myeloid/lymphoid or mixed-lineage leukemia 5 (trithorax homolog, Drosophila) SRPK2 7q22 SFRS protein kinase 2 FLJ20485 7q22.2 hypothetical protein FLJ20485 FLJ11785 7q22.2 Rad50-interacting protein 1 LOC389547 7 hypothetical gene supported by M24070; NM_004559 KIAA1218 7q22.1 hypothetical gene supported by M24070; NM_004559 MGC33190 7q22.2 hypothetical protein MGC33190 FLJ23834 7q22.2 hypothetical protein FLJ23834 SYPL 7q22.1-q31.1 synaptophysin-like protein LOC392089 7 similar to DKFZP564O0463 protein; HSPC064 protein PBEF 7q11.23 similar to DKFZP564O0463 protein; HSPC064 protein FLJ36031 7q22.2 hypothetical protein FLJ36031 PIK3CG 7q21.11 phosphoinositide-3-kinase, catalytic, gamma polypeptide PRKAR2B 7q22-q31.1 protein kinase, cAMP-dependent, regulatory, type II, beta HBP1 7q22-q31 HMG-box transcription factor 1 COG5 7q31 component of oligomeric golgi complex 5
    regionally located in a segment commonly deleted in myeloid malignancies
    TRANSCRIPTS type messenger
    identificationnb exonstypebpproduct
    ProteinkDaAAspecific expressionYearPubmed
    16 - 3671 - 699 - 2009 19592491
    15 - 3737 77.5 688 - 2009 19592491
       expressed in (based on citations)
    SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
    Digestiveliver   highly
    Nervousbrain   predominantly Homo sapiens
    Respiratorylung   highly
    Urinarykidney   highly
    SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
    Nervouscentral    Homo sapiens
    cell lineage
    cell lines
    at STAGE
    physiological period pregnancy
    Text placenta
  • N-terminal domain cleaved by caspases, translocates into the nucleus, where it promotes chromatin condensation and apoptotic cell death
  • conserved serine/threonine kinase domains
  • a proline-rich domain
  • a basic region which may be a nuclear localization signal (NLS)
  • an acidic domain
    interspecies homolog to murine Srpk2
    intraspecies homolog to srpk1
  • SRPK family of kinases
  • CMGC Ser/Thr protein kinase family
  • CATEGORY enzyme , regulatory
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION     intracellular
  • both SRPK1 and SRPK2 are primarily localized in the cytoplasm despite having putative nuclear localization signals
  • basic FUNCTION
  • splicing factor, modulating the affinity between RS domain containing proteins and regulating the cellular distribution of their substrates
  • playing a role in the spliceosome assembly
  • may play an important role in linking signaling to RNA metabolism in higher eukaryotic cells
  • controling localization of splicing factors
  • implicated in spliceosome assembly and catalytic activation
  • playing a role in splicing
  • protein kinase specific for the serine/arginine (SR) family of splicing factors, triggering cell cycle progression in neurons and inducing apoptosis through regulation of nuclear cyclin D1
  • its phosphorylation is necessary for phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt mediating the cell cycle and cell death machinery in the nervous system
  • phosphorylate serine/arginine (SR) domain-containing proteins in nuclear speckles and mediate the pre-mRNA splicing
  • involved in the molecular chaperone system that has been implicated in numerous signal transduction pathways and provide mechanistic insights into complex regulation of SR protein phosphorylation and alternative splicing in response to developmental cues and cellular signaling
  • phosphorylate SR domain-containing proteins in the nuclear speckles and mediate the pre-mRNA splicing
  • in addition to phosphorylating SR proteins and regulating pre-mRNA splicing, SRPK1 and SRPK2 also play an important role in cell proliferation and apoptosis
  • active SRPK2 can trigger apoptosis which depends on its kinase activity and is also a substrate of caspases whose action releases an N-terminal fragment from the kinase, involved in apoptotic cell death
  • CELLULAR PROCESS nucleotide, RNA splicing
    a component
    small molecule
  • associates with the U4/U6-U5 tri-snRNP
  • binds and phosphorylates acinus (ACIN1), an SR protein essential for RNA splicing, and redistributes it from the nuclear speckles to the nucleoplasm, resulting in cyclin A1 but not A2 up-regulation
  • binds YWHAQ (Akt phosphorylation provokes SRPK2 nuclear translocation that is blocked by YWHAQ)
  • cell & other
    repressed by YWHAQ (antagonizes the SRPK2 stimulatory effect on cyclin D1 expression, resulting in blockage of neuronal apoptosis elicited by SRPK2)
    Other regulated by SAFB proteins (regulators of SRPK1 and SRPK2 activity underlining the importance of the assembly of transient intranuclear complexes in cellular regulation)
    corresponding disease(s)
    Other morbid association(s)
    TypeGene ModificationChromosome rearrangementProtein expressionProtein Function
    tumoral     --low  
    with ACIN1 in some human acute myelogenous leukemia patients and correlate with elevated cyclin A1 expression levels
    constitutional       gain of function
    up-regulates HIV expression
    Variant & Polymorphism
    Candidate gene
    Therapy target
    inhibitors of SRPK2 and perhaps of functionally related kinases, such as SRPK1, could be useful antiviral agents