Gene: Kcna2 (potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily A member 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Kcna2
Name: potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily A member 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits delayed rectifier potassium channel activity; kinesin binding; outward rectifier potassium channel activity; INVOLVED IN neuronal action potential; potassium ion transmembrane transport; protein oligomerization; ASSOCIATED WITH Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental; FOUND IN integral component of plasma membrane; juxtaparanode region of axon; lamellipodium; INTERACTS WITH 17beta-estradiol; 6-propyl-2-thiouracil; ammonium chloride
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: BK2; NGK1; Potassium (K+) channel protein alpha 2 voltage dependent; Potassium (K+) channel protein alpha 2, voltage dependent; potassium channel, voltage gated shaker related subfamily A, member 2; Potassium voltage gated channel shaker related subfamily member 2; Potassium voltage gated channel, shaker related subfamily, member 2; potassium voltage-gated channel, shaker-related subfamily, member 2; RAK; RBK2; RCK5; voltage-gated potassium channel subunit Kv1.2
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.02209,838,607 - 209,852,471 (+)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.02229,303,490 - 229,316,755 (+)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.42202,560,152 - 202,564,305 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.12202,522,944 - 202,527,059 (+)NCBI
Celera2187,366,228 - 187,370,362 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map2q34NCBImapview

Disease Annotations
Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
References - curated
References - uncurated
RGD Disease Portals


Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
QTLs in Region (Rnor_6.0)
miRNA Target Status


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences

Strain Variation

Strain Sequence Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
RGD Curation Notes
More on Kcna2
Entrez Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: rn5 rn6
NCBI Map Viewer
Vista + UCSC

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2950
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-09-13
Status: ACTIVE