Gene: Kcnj6 (potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily J member 6) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Kcnj6
Name: potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily J member 6
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits G-protein alpha-subunit binding; G-protein activated inward rectifier potassium channel activity (ortholog); INVOLVED IN cellular response to morphine; response to electrical stimulus; thyroid hormone metabolic process (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH Alcoholism (ortholog); Down Syndrome (ortholog); Heroin Dependence (ortholog); FOUND IN axon; cell surface; cytoplasm; INTERACTS WITH 6-propyl-2-thiouracil; benzo[a]pyrene; bisphenol A
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: BIR1; G protein-activated inward rectifier potassium channel 2; GIRK-2; GIRK2; inward rectifier K(+) channel Kir3.2; KATP-2; LOC360252; potassium channel, inwardly rectifying subfamily J member 6; potassium channel, inwardly rectifying subfamily J, member 6; Potassium inwardly-rectifying channel subfamily J member 6; potassium inwardly-rectifying channel, subfamily J, member 6
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
NCBI Annotation Information: Annotation category: suggests misassembly
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01135,011,007 - 35,262,362 (-)NCBIRnor6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01138,602,645 - 38,692,971 (-)NCBIRnor5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41135,025,118 - 35,116,500 (-)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11135,096,649 - 35,172,743NCBI
Celera1134,144,832 - 34,389,786 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map11q11NCBImapview

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 2959
Created: 2000-05-25
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2016-09-06
Status: ACTIVE