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Centromere protein K
Symbols CENPK ; AF5alpha; CENP-K; P33; Solt
External IDs OMIM611502 MGI1926210 HomoloGene11035 GeneCards: CENPK Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 64105 60411
Ensembl ENSG00000123219 ENSMUSG00000021714
UniProt Q9BS16 Q9ESN5
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001267038 NM_021790
RefSeq (protein) NP_001253967 NP_068562
Location (UCSC) Chr 5:
64.81 – 64.86 Mb
Chr 13:
104.23 – 104.25 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Centromere protein K is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CENPK gene.[1][2]


CENPK has been shown to interact with SOX6.[3]


  1. ^ Taki T, Hayashi Y, Taniwaki M, Seto M, Ueda R, Hanada R, Suzukawa K, Yokota J, Morishita K (Jan 1997). "Fusion of the MLL gene with two different genes, AF-6 and AF-5alpha, by a complex translocation involving chromosomes 5, 6, 8 and 11 in infant leukemia". Oncogene 13 (10): 2121–30. PMID 8950979. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: CENPK centromere protein K". 
  3. ^ Yamashita, A; Ito M; Takamatsu N; Shiba T (Sep 2000). "Characterization of Solt, a novel SoxLZ/Sox6 binding protein expressed in adult mouse testis". FEBS Lett. (NETHERLANDS) 481 (2): 147–51. doi:10.1016/S0014-5793(00)01987-6. ISSN 0014-5793. PMID 10996314. 

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