PDK3 - [Pyruvate dehydrogenase (acetyl-transferring)] kinase isozyme 3, mitochondrial - human protein (Function)
 
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PDK3 »  [Pyruvate dehydrogenase (acetyl-transferring)] kinase isozyme 3, mitochondrial   [ EC 2.7.11.2 ]
 
Protein also known as:  Pyruvate dehydrogenase kinase isoform 3.
Gene name:  PDK3
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Inhibits pyruvate dehydrogenase activity by phosphorylation of the E1 subunit PDHA1, and thereby regulates glucose metabolism and aerobic respiration. Can also phosphorylate PDHA2. Decreases glucose utilization and increases fat metabolism in response to prolonged fasting, and as adaptation to a high-fat diet. Plays a role in glucose homeostasis and in maintaining normal blood glucose levels in function of nutrient levels and under starvation. Plays a role in the generation of reactive oxygen species.  
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GO molecular function 
ATP bindingdefinition[GO:0005524]  
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Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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Protein kinase activitydefinition[GO:0004672]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Protein serine/threonine kinase activitydefinition[GO:0004674]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Pyruvate dehydrogenase (acetyl-transferring) kinase activitydefinition[GO:0004740]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Cell deathdefinition[GO:0008219]  
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Cellular response to fatty aciddefinition[GO:0071398]  
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Cellular response to glucose stimulusdefinition[GO:0071333]  
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Glucose metabolic processdefinition[GO:0006006]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Hypoxia-inducible factor-1alpha signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0097411]  
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  • IMPUniProtKB
Peptidyl-serine phosphorylationdefinition[GO:0018105]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
Peroxisome proliferator activated receptor signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0035357]  
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  • IMPUniProtKB
Regulation of acetyl-CoA biosynthetic process from pyruvatedefinition[GO:0010510]  
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  • IMPUniProtKB
Regulation of glucose metabolic processdefinition[GO:0010906]  
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  • IMPUniProtKB
Regulation of reactive oxygen species metabolic processdefinition[GO:2000377]  
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  • IMPUniProtKB
Enzymatic activity 
This protein acts as an enzyme. It is known to catalyze the following reaction
EC 2.7.11.2: ATP + [pyruvate dehydrogenase (acetyl-transferring)] ADP + [pyruvate dehydrogenase (acetyl-transferring)] phosphate.  
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It is regulated in the following manner
Activated by interaction with DLAT. Inhibited by AZD7545, dichloroacetate and radicicol.  
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Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Metabolism  REACT_111217  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Carbohydrate metabolism  definition   [KW-0119]
Glucose metabolism  definition   [KW-0313]
Molecular function 
Kinase  definition   [KW-0418]
Serine/threonine-protein kinase  definition   [KW-0723]
Transferase  definition   [KW-0808]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: PDK3
GenomeRNAi: 5165
PRO: PR:Q15120