Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 3.1.1)
Exhibits protein serine/threonine kinase activity. Involved in several processes, including p38MAPK cascade; regulation of gene expression; and response to lipopolysaccharide. Localizes to cytoplasm and nucleus. Is expressed in several structures, including central nervous system; eye; genitourinary system; gut; and immune system. Orthologous to human MAPKAPK2 (MAPK activated protein kinase 2).