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Kcnq4  -  potassium channel, voltage-gated KQT-like...

Rattus norvegicus

Synonyms: KQT-like 4, Potassium channel subunit alpha KvLQT4, Potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily KQT member 4, Voltage-gated potassium channel subunit Kv7.4
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High impact information on Kcnq4

  • The mouse Kcnq4 orthologue was previously localized to the outer hair cells (OHCs) of the inner ear, suggesting the pathophysiological effects were due to dysfunctional OHCs [1].


  1. Longitudinal gradients of KCNQ4 expression in spiral ganglion and cochlear hair cells correlate with progressive hearing loss in DFNA2. Beisel, K.W., Nelson, N.C., Delimont, D.C., Fritzsch, B. Brain Res. Mol. Brain Res. (2000) [Pubmed]
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