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Kcnj8 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Kcnj8
  • Name
    potassium inwardly-rectifying channel, subfamily J, member 8
  • Synonyms
    gnite, Kir6.1, slmbr, sltr
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1100508
    NCBI Gene: 16523
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: KCNJ8
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    4 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr6:142564837-142571614 bp, - strand
  • From Ensembl annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 6, 74.31 cM
  • Mapping Data
    4 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    148 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
  • RFLP
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_1100508
protein coding gene Chr6:142564837-142571647 (-)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0031467
protein coding gene Chr6:147362650-147369434 (-)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0031442
protein coding gene Chr6:141571122-141577900 (-)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0031370
protein coding gene Chr6:145787096-145793872 (-)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0031449
protein coding gene Chr6:141345313-141352287 (-)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0031171
protein coding gene Chr6:145829580-145836347 (-)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0031911
protein coding gene Chr6:151411141-151417915 (-)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0029035
protein coding gene Chr6:140403536-140410120 (-)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0030539
protein coding gene Chr6:145395039-145401817 (-)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0031131
protein coding gene Chr6:157152377-157159154 (-)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0031288
protein coding gene Chr6:140386532-140393349 (-)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0031239
protein coding gene Chr6:139156557-139163329 (-)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0031372
protein coding gene Chr6:147502170-147508979 (-)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0031279
protein coding gene Chr6:161056310-161063111 (-)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0031943
protein coding gene Chr6:145616594-145623666 (-)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0030266
protein coding gene Chr6:138885231-138892161 (-)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0030090
protein coding gene Chr6:143799572-143806451 (-)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0030632
protein coding gene Chr6:146231921-146238719 (-)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    KCNJ8, potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily J member 8
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    9
  • Human Ortholog
    KCNJ8, potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily J member 8
    Orthology source: HGNC, HomoloGene
  • Synonyms
    KIR6.1, uKATP-1
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 3764
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q15842
    UniProt: Q15842

  • Chr Location
    12p12.1; chr12:21764955-21775593 (-)  GRCh38.p7

Human Diseases
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  • Diseases
    1 with Kcnj8 mouse models

Human Disease Mouse Models
      
IDs
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  • Mutations/Alleles
    1 with disease annotations
  • References
    1 with disease annotations
Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    11 phenotypes from 6 alleles in 4 genetic backgrounds
    15 phenotype references
Phenotype Overview

adipose tissue
behavior/neurological
cardiovascular system
cellular
craniofacial
digestive/alimentary system
embryo
endocrine/exocrine glands
growth/size/body
hearing/vestibular/ear
hematopoietic system
homeostasis/metabolism
immune system
integument
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
neoplasm
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
vision/eye

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Mice homozygous for a targeted null mutation exhibit sudden cardiac death due to dysregulation of the vascular tonus in the coronary arteries, and exhibit a phenotype resembling Prinzmetal (or variant) angina in humans.
Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • All GO Annotations
  • GO References
Molecular Function

carbohydrate derivative binding
cytoskeletal protein binding
DNA binding
enzyme regulator
hydrolase
ligase
lipid binding
oxidoreductase
RNA binding
signaling receptor activity
signaling receptor binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell population proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
nucleic acid-templated transcription
protein metabolic process
response to stimulus
signaling
system development
Cellular Component

cell projection
cytoplasmic vesicle
cytoskeleton
cytosol
endoplasmic reticulum
endosome
extracellular region
Golgi apparatus
mitochondrion
non-membrane-bounded organelle
nucleus
organelle envelope
organelle lumen
plasma membrane
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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Expression Overview

early conceptus
embryo ectoderm
embryo endoderm
embryo mesoderm
embryo mesenchyme
extraembryonic component
alimentary system
auditory system
branchial arches
cardiovascular system
connective tissue
endocrine system
exocrine system
hemolymphoid system
integumental system
limbs
liver and biliary system
musculoskeletal system
nervous system
olfactory system
reproductive system
respiratory system
urinary system
visual system
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  • Assay Results
  • Tissues
  • cDNA Data
  • Literature Summary
  • Comparison Matrix
  • Interactions
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    Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic ENSMUSG00000030247 Ensembl Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 6778 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript ENSMUST00000203945 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 2548 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide ENSMUSP00000145440 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 424 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    • UniProt
      3 Sequences
    • Protein Ontology
      PR:000001984 ATP-sensitive inward rectifier potassium channel 8
    • InterPro Domains
      IPR014756 Immunoglobulin E-set
      IPR016449 Potassium channel, inwardly rectifying, Kir
      IPR003278 Potassium channel, inwardly rectifying, Kir6.1
      IPR013518 Potassium channel, inwardly rectifying, Kir, cytoplasmic
    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 32
      cDNA 30
      Primer pair 1
      Other 1

      Microarray probesets 3
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGI:2141411, MGI:3626329, MGI:3626331, MGI:3626333
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 57
      Developmental Gene Expression 5
      Diseases 1
      Gene Ontology 8
      Phenotypes 15
    • Earliest
      J:43481 Isomoto S, et al., Sur2 and Kcnj8 genes are tightly linked on the distal region of mouse chromosome 6. Mamm Genome. 1997 Oct;8(10):790-1
    • Latest
      J:264860 Du RH, et al., Kir6.1/K-ATP channel modulates microglia phenotypes: implication in Parkinson's disease. Cell Death Dis. 2018 Mar 14;9(3):404

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    last database update
    12/04/2018
    MGI 6.13
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