Gene: Kcnma1 (potassium calcium-activated channel subfamily M alpha 1) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Kcnma1
Name: potassium calcium-activated channel subfamily M alpha 1
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits calcium-activated potassium channel activity; large conductance calcium-activated potassium channel activity; protein complex binding; INVOLVED IN aging; negative regulation of small intestine smooth muscle contraction; positive regulation of blood vessel diameter; ASSOCIATED WITH Colitis, Experimental; Diabetes Mellitus, Experimental; Alzheimer Disease (ortholog); FOUND IN dendrite; external side of plasma membrane; mitochondrion; INTERACTS WITH (+)-pilocarpine; (+)-Pimaric acid; (R)-noradrenaline
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: BK channel; BKCa; BKCA alpha; calcium-activated potassium channel alpha subunit; calcium-activated potassium channel subunit alpha-1; calcium-activated potassium channel, subfamily M subunit alpha-1; cbv1; k(VCA)alpha; KCa1.1; Kcnma; KCNMA1b; KCNMA1c; LOC498438; maxi K channel; maxiK; potassium channel, calcium activated large conductance subfamily M alpha, member 1; potassium large conductance calcium-activated channel, subfamily M, alpha member 1; similar to potassium large conductance calcium-activated channel, subfamily M, alpha member 1; Slo; slo homolog; slo-alpha; slo1; slowpoke homolog
Allele / Splice: Kcnma1_v1   Kcnma1_v2  
Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
NCBI Annotation Information: Annotation category: partial on reference assembly
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.015344,204 - 1,048,849 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.015339,100 - 1,037,105 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.415575,136 - 950,275 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.115322,288 - 950,273NCBI
Celera153,556,267 - 4,246,392 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map15p16NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 620715
Created: 2002-08-06
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2017-11-07
Status: ACTIVE