p38 mitogen activated protein kinase

  • p38 MAP kinase
  • p38 MAPK
  • p38 SAPK
German: P38-Mitogen aktivierte Proteinkinase
Japanese: p38分裂促進因子活性化タンパク質キナーゼ

Enzymology. A subfamily of the mitogen-activated protein kinases that plays an important role in signal transduction and regulates a variety of cellular processes including cell growth, cell differentiation, apoptosis and cellular responses to inflammation. The P38 MAP kinases are regulated by cytokines. They belong together with JNK mitogen-activated protein kinases to the group of stress-activated protein kinases.

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