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Kinesin family member 20A
Symbols KIF20A ; MKLP2; RAB6KIFL
External IDs OMIM605664 MGI1201682 HomoloGene38093 GeneCards: KIF20A Gene
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 10112 19348
Ensembl ENSG00000112984 ENSMUSG00000003779
UniProt O95235 P97329
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_005733 NM_001166406
RefSeq (protein) NP_005724 NP_001159878
Location (UCSC) Chr 5:
138.18 – 138.19 Mb
Chr 18:
34.62 – 34.63 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Kinesin-like protein KIF20A is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KIF20A gene.[1][2][3]


KIF20A has been shown to interact with RAB6A.[4][5]


  1. ^ Miki H, Setou M, Kaneshiro K, Hirokawa N (June 2001). "All kinesin superfamily protein, KIF, genes in mouse and human". Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 98 (13): 7004–11. doi:10.1073/pnas.111145398. PMC 34614. PMID 11416179. 
  2. ^ Lai F, Fernald AA, Zhao N, Le Beau MM (July 2000). "cDNA cloning, expression pattern, genomic structure and chromosomal location of RAB6KIFL, a human kinesin-like gene". Gene 248 (1–2): 117–25. doi:10.1016/S0378-1119(00)00135-9. PMID 10806357. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: KIF20A kinesin family member 20A". 
  4. ^ Echard A, Jollivet F, Martinez O, Lacapère JJ, Rousselet A, Janoueix-Lerosey I, Goud B (January 1998). "Interaction of a Golgi-associated kinesin-like protein with Rab6". Science 279 (5350): 580–5. doi:10.1126/science.279.5350.580. PMID 9438855. 
  5. ^ Echard A, Opdam FJ, de Leeuw HJ, Jollivet F, Savelkoul P, Hendriks W, Voorberg J, Goud B, Fransen JA (November 2000). "Alternative splicing of the human Rab6A gene generates two close but functionally different isoforms". Mol. Biol. Cell 11 (11): 3819–33. doi:10.1091/mbc.11.11.3819. PMC 15039. PMID 11071909. 

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