AF017: Protein kinase

List allergens from this family:

Routes of exposure:
Include only IUIS approved allergens.

Biochemical properties

Eukaryotic serine/threonine as well as tyrosine protein kinases belong to a very extensive family of proteins which share a conserved catalytic domain [1].

Allergens from this family

Sal k 2 from Russian thistle (Salsola kali) pollen contains a protein kinase domain. Its allergenic significance is unknown.



  1. Hanks SK, Hunter T:
    Protein kinases 6. The eukaryotic protein kinase superfamily: kinase (catalytic) domain structure and classification.
    FASEB J 1995, 9, 576-96. [PubMed]


Links to Pfam

Family-defining Pfam domains (at least one of these domains is present in each family member):

Pfam domain Pfam clan
PF00069 Protein kinase domain CL0016 Protein kinase superfamily

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