Gene: Kcnj6 (potassium inwardly-rectifying channel, subfamily J, member 6) Mus musculus
Symbol: Kcnj6
Name: potassium inwardly-rectifying channel, subfamily J, member 6
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits G-protein activated inward rectifier potassium channel activity; G-protein alpha-subunit binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN thyroid hormone metabolic process; ASSOCIATED WITH abnormal cell migration; abnormal cerebellar cortex morphology; abnormal cerebellar granule cell morphology; ASSOCIATED WITH Down Syndrome; Alcoholism (ortholog); Heroin Dependence (ortholog); FOUND IN axon (ortholog); cell surface (ortholog); cytoplasm (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH (S)-duloxetine hydrochloride; 1-methyl-4-phenyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine; amosite asbestos
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: BIR1; G protein-activated inward rectifier potassium channel 2; G-protein-coupled inward rectifier K+ channel 2-1; G-protein-coupled inward rectifier K+ channel 2-A; G-protein-coupled inward rectifier K+ channel 2-B; G-protein-coupled inward rectifier K+ channel 2-C; GIRK-2; GIRK2; inward rectifier K(+) channel Kir3.2; KATP2; KCNJ7; Kir3.2; potassium channel, inwardly rectifying subfamily J member 6; potassium inwardly-rectifying channel J6; weaver; wv
Latest Assembly: GRCm38 - Mouse Genome Assembly GRCm38
Mouse AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCm381694,748,683 - 94,997,696 (-)NCBIGRCm38GRCm38mm10GRCm38
MGSCv371694,970,290 - 95,219,303 (-)NCBIGRCm37mm9NCBIm37
MGSCv361694,857,497 - 95,106,494 (-)NCBImm8
Celera1695,836,338 - 96,085,607 (-)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map16 C4NCBI
cM Map1655.44NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 731945
Created: 2004-01-12
Species: Mus musculus
Last Modified: 2018-03-06
Status: ACTIVE