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Kcnk6 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Kcnk6
  • Name
    potassium inwardly-rectifying channel, subfamily K, member 6
  • Synonyms
    D7Ertd764e, Toss, Twik2
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:1891291
    NCBI Gene: 52150
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: KCNK6
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    3 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr7:29221926-29232515 bp, - strand
  • From Ensembl annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 7, 16.94 cM
  • Mapping Data
    3 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    39 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_1891291
protein coding gene Chr7:29221926-29232522 (-)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0031977
protein coding gene Chr7:28130173-28141790 (-)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0031955
protein coding gene Chr7:27391014-27403180 (-)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0031888
protein coding gene Chr7:28111656-28124379 (-)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0031962
protein coding gene Chr7:27587435-27600675 (-)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0031681
protein coding gene Chr7:28508456-28520165 (-)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0032427
protein coding gene Chr7:29029292-29040134 (-)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0029477
protein coding gene Chr7:28447084-28457390 (-)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0031015
protein coding gene Chr7:21767432-21778084 (-)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0031647
protein coding gene Chr7:30390615-30401149 (-)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0031799
protein coding gene Chr7:27137015-27147550 (-)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0031756
protein coding gene Chr7:27245003-27257008 (-)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0031879
protein coding gene Chr7:28432698-28444790 (-)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0031791
protein coding gene Chr7:29772569-29784851 (-)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0032456
protein coding gene Chr7:27594594-27606127 (-)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0030741
protein coding gene Chr7:22188515-22200435 (-)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0030574
protein coding gene Chr7:18607285-18617855 (-)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0031125
protein coding gene Chr7:27963453-27977630 (-)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    KCNK6, potassium two pore domain channel subfamily K member 6
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    9
  • Human Ortholog
    KCNK6, potassium two pore domain channel subfamily K member 6
    Orthology source: HGNC, HomoloGene
  • Synonyms
    K2p6.1, KCNK8, TOSS, TWIK2, TWIK-2
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 9424
    neXtProt AC: NX_Q9Y257
    UniProt: Q9Y257

  • Chr Location
    19q13.2; chr19:38319814-38329014 (+)  GRCh38.p7

Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    7 phenotypes from 1 allele in 1 genetic background
    4 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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Male mice homozygous for a knock-out allele exhibit vascular dysfunction and hypertension.
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 ENSMUSG00000046410 Ensembl Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 10590 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript ENSMUST00000085818 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 4084 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide ENSMUSP00000082975 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 313 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    • UniProt
      5 Sequences
    • InterPro Domains
      IPR013099 Potassium channel domain
      IPR003280 Two pore domain potassium channel
      IPR003092 Two pore domain potassium channel, TASK family
      IPR005409 Two pore domain potassium channel, TWIK-2
      IPR005408 Two pore domain potassium channel, TWIK family
    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 33
      cDNA 31
      Primer pair 2

      Microarray probesets 2
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGI:1289340
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 29
      Developmental Gene Expression 2
      Gene Ontology 5
      Phenotypes 4
    • Earliest
      J:60984 Ko MS, et al., Large-scale cDNA analysis reveals phased gene expression patterns during preimplantation mouse development. Development. 2000 Apr;127(8):1737-49
    • Latest
      J:256020 Madry C, et al., Microglial Ramification, Surveillance, and Interleukin-1beta Release Are Regulated by the Two-Pore Domain K(+) Channel THIK-1. Neuron. 2018 Jan 17;97(2):299-312.e6

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    last database update
    12/11/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory