|Group: AGC Family: PKC Subfamily: Eta|
Description: protein kinase C, eta
Gene Symbol: PRKCH
Synonyms: MGC26269, MGC5363, PKC-L, PKCL, PRKCL, nPKC-eta
UniprotKB/SwissProt: KPCL_HUMAN (P24723)
Function: This is calcium-independent, 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.