Gene: Kcnk6 (potassium channel, subfamily K, member 6) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Kcnk6
Name: potassium channel, subfamily K, member 6
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits potassium channel activity; INVOLVED IN negative regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure (ortholog); regulation of resting membrane potential (ortholog); regulation of systemic arterial blood pressure (ortholog); FOUND IN integral component of membrane (inferred); INTERACTS WITH 1,3-dinitrobenzene; 17alpha-ethynylestradiol; ammonium chloride
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: potassium channel subfamily K member 6 (TWIK-2); potassium channel, subfamily K, member 6 (TWIK-2); potassium inwardly-rectifying channel, subfamily K, member 6; Twik-2; Twik2
Latest Assembly: RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0
RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0188,168,438 - 88,176,610-NCBI
Rat Cytogenetic Map1q21 NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v5.0189,343,864 - 89,352,036-NCBI
RGSC Genome Assembly v3.4184,359,738 - 84,367,910-NCBI
Rat Celera Assembly178,912,886 - 78,921,054-NCBI
Genome Assembly 3.1184,404,339 - 84,446,021-NCBI

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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 621450
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2014-12-09
Status: ACTIVE