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Gene: KCNV1 (potassium voltage-gated channel modifier subfamily V member 1) Homo sapiens
Symbol: KCNV1
Name: potassium voltage-gated channel modifier subfamily V member 1
Description: Voltage-gated potassium (Kv) channels represent the most complex class of voltage-gated ion channels from both functional and structural standpoints. Their diverse functions include regulating neurotransmitter release, heart rate, insulin secretion, neuronal excitability, epithelial electrolyte transport, smooth muscle contraction, and cell volume. This gene encodes a member of the potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily V. This protein is essentially present in the brain, and its role might be to inhibit the function of a particular class of outward rectifier potassium channel types. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: HNKA; KCNB3; KV2.3; KV8.1; neuronal potassium channel alpha subunit HNKA; potassium channel Kv8.1; potassium channel, subfamily V, member 1; potassium channel, voltage gated modifier subfamily V, member 1; potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily V member 1; voltage-gated potassium channel subunit Kv8.1
Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh388109,963,636 - 109,975,771 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh378110,979,233 - 110,987,963 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 368111,048,409 - 111,056,135 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 348111,048,410 - 111,056,135NCBI
Celera8107,166,854 - 107,174,580 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map8q23.2NCBI
HuRef8106,301,223 - 106,308,930 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_18111,016,139 - 111,028,341 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 731335
Created: 2004-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-09-12
Status: ACTIVE


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