AKAP79 is an alias for the gene, A-kinase anchoring protein 5, in humans. Other names include: A-kinase anchor protein 5; AKAP-5; A-kinase anchor protein 79 kDa; AKAP 79; H21; cAMP-dependent protein kinase regulatory subunit II high affinity-binding protein; A kinase (PRKA) anchor protein 5; AKAP75. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 427 and a mass of 47.1 kDa. Other isoforms may exist. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat, Chicken.