Gene description for MVK
Gene name mevalonate kinase
Gene symbol MVK
Other names/aliases -
Species Bos taurus
 Database cross references - MVK
ExoCarta ExoCarta_505792
Entrez Gene 505792
UniProt Q5E9T8  
 MVK identified in exosomes derived from the following tissue/cell type
Milk 23459212    
 Gene ontology annotations for MVK
Molecular Function
    ATP binding GO:0005524 IEA
    mevalonate kinase activity GO:0004496 IEA
Biological Process
    cholesterol biosynthetic process GO:0006695 IEA
    isopentenyl diphosphate biosynthetic process, mevalonate pathway GO:0019287 IEA
    phosphorylation GO:0016310 IEA
Subcellular Localization
    peroxisome GO:0005777 IEA
 Experiment description of studies that identified MVK in exosomes
Experiment ID 213
ISEV standards
EV Biophysical techniques
EV Cytosolic markers
EV Membrane markers
EV Negative markers
EV Particle analysis
Identified molecule protein
Identification method Mass spectrometry
PubMed ID 23459212    
Organism Bos taurus
Experiment description Bovine milk proteome: Quantitative changes in normal milk exosomes, milk fat globule membranes and whey proteomes resulting from Staphylococcus aureus mastitis.
Authors Reinhardt TA, Sacco RE, Nonnecke BJ, Lippolis JD.
Journal name J Proteomics
Publication year 2013
Sample Milk
Sample name Staphylococcus aureus-infected-Milk
Isolation/purification methods Differential centrifugation
Sucrose density gradient
Flotation density -
Molecules identified in the study Protein
Methods used in the study Mass spectrometry
 Protein-protein interactions for MVK
  Protein Interactor ExoCarta ID Identification method PubMed Species
No interactions are found.
 Pathways in which MVK is involved
No pathways found

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