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myosin light chain kinase family, member 4
Symbol MYLK4
Entrez 340156
HUGO 27972
RefSeq NM_001012418
UniProt Q86YV6
Other data
EC number
Locus Chr. 6 p25.2

Myosin light chain kinase 4 also known as MYLK4 is an enzyme which in humans is encoded by the MYLK2 gene.[1] MYLK4 is a member of the myosin light-chain kinase family of serine/threonine-specific protein kinases that phosphorylate the regulatory light chain of myosin II.[2]


  1. ^ Manning G, Whyte DB, Martinez R, Hunter T, Sudarsanam S (December 2002). "The protein kinase complement of the human genome". Science (journal) 298 (5600): 1912–34. doi:10.1126/science.1075762. PMID 12471243.  
  2. ^ Gao Y, Ye LH, Kishi H, Okagaki T, Samizo K, Nakamura A, Kohama K (June 2001). "Myosin light chain kinase as a multifunctional regulatory protein of smooth muscle contraction". IUBMB Life 51 (6): 337–44. PMID 11758800.  


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