Official Full Name
diacylglycerol kinase, kappa
The protein encoded by this gene is an enzyme that phosphorylates diacylglycerol, converting it to phosphatidic acid. The encoded protein is a membrane protein and is inhibited by hydrogen peroxide. Variations in this gene have been associated with hypospadias.
DGKK; diacylglycerol kinase, kappa; diacylglycerol kinase kappa; 142 kDa diacylglycerol kinase; DAG kinase kappa; DGK kappa; Diglyceride kinase kappa; DGK-kappa