Official Full Name
leukocyte receptor tyrosine kinase
The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the ros/insulin receptor family of tyrosine kinases. Tyrosine-specific phosphorylation of proteins is a key to the control of diverse pathways leading to cell growth and differentiation. Multiple transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been found for this gene.
LTK; leukocyte receptor tyrosine kinase; leukocyte tyrosine kinase; leukocyte tyrosine kinase receptor; TYK1; ALK; Anaplastic lymphoma kinase; LTK_HUMAN; Protein tyrosine kinase 1; TYK 1; si:dz107o16.1; shd(l)