KPNA5 is a symbol for the gene, Karyopherin alpha 5 (importin alpha 6), in humans. Other names include: Importin subunit alpha-6; Karyopherin subunit alpha-5; IPOA6; SRP6. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 536 and a mass of 60.3 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. KPNA5 is a member of the Importin alpha family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Zebrafish, Chicken.