Human Gene KCNAB2 (ENST00000378097.6) from GENCODE V44
Description: Homo sapiens potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily A regulatory beta subunit 2 (KCNAB2), transcript variant 4, mRNA. (from RefSeq NM_001199861) RefSeq Summary (NM_001199861): 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. Four sequence-related potassium channel genes - shaker, shaw, shab, and shal - have been identified in Drosophila, and each has been shown to have human homolog(s). This gene encodes a member of the potassium channel, voltage-gated, shaker-related subfamily. This member is one of the beta subunits, which are auxiliary proteins associating with functional Kv-alpha subunits. This member alters functional properties of the KCNA4 gene product. Alternative splicing of this gene results in multiple transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2010]. Gencode Transcript: ENST00000378097.6 Gencode Gene: ENSG00000069424.16 Transcript (Including UTRs) Position: hg38 chr1:5,992,262-6,101,193 Size: 108,932 Total Exon Count: 16 Strand: + Coding Region Position: hg38 chr1:6,040,569-6,098,574 Size: 58,006 Coding Exon Count: 15
ID:KCAB2_HUMAN DESCRIPTION: RecName: Full=Voltage-gated potassium channel subunit beta-2; AltName: Full=K(+) channel subunit beta-2; AltName: Full=Kv-beta-2; Short=hKvbeta2; FUNCTION: Accessory potassium channel protein which modulates the activity of the pore-forming alpha subunit. Alters functional properties of Kv1.4. SUBUNIT: Forms heteromultimeric complex with alpha subunits. Forms a ternary complex with SQSTM1 and PRKCZ (By similarity). SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Cytoplasm (Potential). DOMAIN: Alteration of functional properties of alpha subunit is mediated through N-terminal domain of beta subunit (Probable). PTM: Phosphorylated by PRKCZ; may be regulated by incorporation in a complex composed of PRKCZ and SQSTM1 (By similarity). SIMILARITY: Belongs to the shaker potassium channel beta subunit family.
The RNAfold program from the Vienna RNA Package is used to perform the secondary structure predictions and folding calculations. The estimated folding energy is in kcal/mol. The more negative the energy, the more secondary structure the RNA is likely to have.
ModBase Predicted Comparative 3D Structure on Q13303
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Orthologous Genes in Other Species
Orthologies between human, mouse, and rat are computed by taking the best BLASTP hit, and filtering out non-syntenic hits. For more distant species reciprocal-best BLASTP hits are used. Note that the absence of an ortholog in the table below may reflect incomplete annotations in the other species rather than a true absence of the orthologous gene.