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GENE - CHEMICAL INTERACTIONS REPORT

RGD ID: 621414
Species: Rattus norvegicus
RGD Object: Gene
Symbol: Kcnh2
Name: potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 2
Acc ID: CHEBI:82644
Term: ractopamine
Definition: A diastereoisomeric mixture of approximately equal amounts of all four possible diastereoisomers of 4-(1-hydroxy-2-{[4-(4-hydroxyphenyl)butan-2-yl]amino}ethyl)phenol. A beta-adrenergic agonist, it is used (generally as the hydrochloride salt) as a feed additive for use in pigs and other livestock to promote protein deposition, resulting in leaner meat. The R,R diastereoisomer, butopamine, is responsible for most of the leanness-enhancing effects. While use of ractopamine has been banned in over 120 countries including throughout the EU, in the US it used in an estimated 80% of all beef, pork and turkey production.
Chemical ID: MESH:C060897
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
Object SymbolQualifierEvidenceWithReferenceSourceNotesOriginal Reference(s)
Kcnh2decreases activityISORGD:7321016480464CTDractopamine results in decreased activity of KCNH2 protein

PMID:28551711
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