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Substance Name: Eek protein
RN: 142192-53-8


  • An eph family receptor found exclusively in BRAIN. EphA8 receptors may play a role in the axonal guidance of a subset of tectal commissural NEURONS.
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • Eek protein

MeSH Heading

  • Receptor, EphA8


  • Eek gene product
  • Elk-related kinase
  • Eph- and elk-related kinase
  • Erk protein

Systematic Name

  • Kinase (phosphorylating), protein (tyrosine) (rat clone lambdareek.18/lambdareek.32 gene eek C-terminal fragment reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 142192-53-8

System Generated Number

  • 0142192538