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Kcnj16  -  potassium inwardly-rectifying channel,...

Mus musculus

Synonyms: 6430410F18Rik, AI132396, Inward rectifier K(+) channel Kir5.1, Inward rectifier potassium channel 16, Kir5.1, ...
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  • 1. Immunolabeling using specific antibodies showed that channels comprising Kir4.1 and Kir5.1 subunits were assembled in a region-specific fashion [2].


  1. The human inward rectifier K(+) channel subunit kir5.1 (KCNJ16) maps to chromosome 17q25 and is expressed in kidney and pancreas. Liu, Y., McKenna, E., Figueroa, D.J., Blevins, R., Austin, C.P., Bennett, P.B., Swanson, R. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. (2000) [Pubmed]
  2. Differential assembly of inwardly rectifying K+ channel subunits, Kir4.1 and Kir5.1, in brain astrocytes. Hibino, H., Fujita, A., Iwai, K., Yamada, M., Kurachi, Y. J. Biol. Chem. (2004) [Pubmed]
  3. An inward rectifier K(+) channel at the basolateral membrane of the mouse distal convoluted tubule: similarities with Kir4-Kir5.1 heteromeric channels. Lourdel, S., Paulais, M., Cluzeaud, F., Bens, M., Tanemoto, M., Kurachi, Y., Vandewalle, A., Teulon, J. J. Physiol. (Lond.) (2002) [Pubmed]
  4. Assignment of mouse inwardly rectifying potassium channel Kcnj16 to the distal region of mouse chromosome 11. Mouri, T., Kittaka, N., Horio, Y., Copeland, N.G., Gilbert, D.J., Jenkins, N.A., Kurachi, Y. Genomics (1998) [Pubmed]
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