|Group: AGC Family: PKC Subfamily: Alpha|
Description: protein kinase C, gamma
Gene Symbol: PRKCG
Synonyms: MGC57564, PKC-gamma, PKCC, PKCG, SCA14
UniprotKB/SwissProt: KPCG_HUMAN (P05129)
Function: This is a calcium-activated, phospholipid-dependent, serine- and threonine-specific enzyme. PKC is activated by diacylglycerol which in turn phosphorylates a range of cellular proteins. PKC also serves as the receptor for phorbol esters, a class of tumor promoters.