cDNA cloning and chromosomal localization of the human beta-adrenergic receptor kinase.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The beta-adrenergic receptor kinase (beta ARK) mediates agonist-dependent phosphorylation of the beta 2-adrenergic and related G protein-coupled receptors. A cDNA encoding bovine beta ARK has recently been isolated. In this work we have isolated a cDNA encoding human beta ARK from a retinal cDNA library. The cDNA encodes a protein of 689 amino acids with an overall 98.0% amino acid and 92.5% nucleotide identity with bovine beta ARK. Chromosomal location of the human beta ARK gene was determined by correlating the presence of the beta ARK locus with retention of a specific human chromosome in a rodent-human hybrid panel. This analysis revealed that the human beta ARK locus segregated with the long arm of chromosome 11, centromeric to 11q13.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Benovic, JL; Stone, WC; Huebner, K; Croce, C; Caron, MG; Lefkowitz, RJ

Published Date

  • May 20, 1991

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 283 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 122 - 126

PubMed ID

  • 2037065

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0014-5793

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/0014-5793(91)80568-n


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England