"TYK2 Kinase" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A Janus kinase subtype that is involved in signaling from a broad variety of CYTOKINE RECEPTORS. The TYK2 kinase is considered the founding member of the janus kinase family and was initially discovered as a signaling partner for the INTERFERON ALPHA-BETA RECEPTOR. The kinase has since been shown to signal from several INTERLEUKIN RECEPTORS.
- TYK2 Kinase
- Kinase, TYK2
- Non-Receptor Tyrosine-Protein Kinase TYK2
- Non Receptor Tyrosine Protein Kinase TYK2
- Tyrosine Kinase 2
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Below are the most recent publications written about "TYK2 Kinase" by people in Profiles.
Tyk2 and Stat3 regulate brown adipose tissue differentiation and obesity. Cell Metab. 2012 Dec 05; 16(6):814-24.