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scn8aa  -  sodium channel, voltage gated, type VIII,...

Danio rerio

Synonyms: Nav1.6, SO:0000704, scn8a
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High impact information on scn8aa

  • A restricted set of spinal neurons, including dorsal sensory Rohon-Beard cells, two motoneuron subtypes with different axonal trajectories, express scn8a during embryonic development [1].


  1. Knockdown of Nav 1.6a Na+ channels affects zebrafish motoneuron development. Pineda, R.H., Svoboda, K.R., Wright, M.A., Taylor, A.D., Novak, A.E., Gamse, J.T., Eisen, J.S., Ribera, A.B. Development (2006) [Pubmed]
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