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DYRK1BA gene on chromosome 19q12-q13.1 that encodes a dual-specificity kinase with both serine/threonine and tyrosine kinase activities. DYRK1B enhances transcriptional activity of TCF1/HNF1A and FOXO1 and inhibits epithelial cell migration; it mediates colon carcinoma cell survival in mitogen-poor environments.
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