Nek9 is a Plk1-activated kinase that controls early centrosome separation through Nek6/7 and Eg5
An autoinhibitory tyrosine motif in the cell-cycle-regulated Nek7 kinase is released through binding of Nek9
A mitotic cascade of NIMA family kinases. Nercc1/Nek9 activates the Nek6 and Nek7 kinases
|J. Biol. Chem.
Nercc1, a mammalian NIMA-family kinase, binds the Ran GTPase and regulates mitotic progression