TAOK2

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TAOK2

A gene on chromosome 16p11.2 that encodes a ubiquitous serine/threonine-protein kinase, which is involved in membrane blebbing and apoptosis, DNA damage response and the MAPK14/p38 stress-activated cascade. TAOK2 phosphorylates itself, MBP, activated MAPK8, MAP2K3, MAP2K6 and tubulins. It is highly expressed in the testes and brain.
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It is homologous with the polypeptide TAO2 and involved in maturation of the biologically active surfactant protein B.
Napsin A (TAO2) is a useful alternative to thyroid transcription factor-1 (TTF-1) for the identification of pulmonary adenocarcinoma of cells in pleural effusions.
Starting from 2850 [degrees]C the content of tantalum vapours in the gas in the form of TaO2 and TaO exponentially grows.
Small amounts of TaO and TaO2 as well as of Al and Ca remain in the liquid slag.
Med2 es una unidad de produccion formada por dos de nuestras divisiones [recientemente adquiridas] Tao2 y Medusa, con la intencion de desarrollar nuevas series de TV de los populares films de Medusa y nuevos films de las exitosas series de TV de Tao2.
Med2 is a production unit formed by two of our divisions: [recently acquired] Tao2 and Medusa, with the purpose of developing new TV series from popular Medusa theatrical movies and new movies from Tao2's successful TV series.