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NEK1

Friday 27 January 2017

Examples

- NEK1

  • NIMA (never in mitosis gene a)-related kinase 1, also known as NEK1, is a human gene highly expressed in germ cells and thought to be involved in meiosis.
  • It is also involved in the response to DNA damage from radiation.

Pathology

  • defects in this gene can be a cause of polycystic kidney disease.
  • NEK1 is thought to be involved in amytrophic lateral sclerosis.

See also

- NEKs : NEK1 NEK2 NEK3

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