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KCNJ2  -  potassium inwardly-rectifying channel,...

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Analytical, diagnostic and therapeutic context of KCNJ2

  • METHODS: An RT-PCR strategy was used to clone an IRK1 channel sequence from BCE mRNA [1].
  • Sequence analysis reveals that BIK is a member of the Kir2.1 family of inward rectifier K+ channels [2].


  1. Molecular cloning and expression of an inwardly rectifying K(+) channel from bovine corneal endothelial cells. Yang, D., Sun, F., Thomas, L.L., Offord, J., MacCallum, D.K., Dawson, D.C., Hughes, B.A., Ernst, S.A. Invest. Ophthalmol. Vis. Sci. (2000) [Pubmed]
  2. Molecular cloning and expression of a bovine endothelial inward rectifier potassium channel. Forsyth, S.E., Hoger, A., Hoger, J.H. FEBS Lett. (1997) [Pubmed]
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