Automated description from the Alliance of Genome Resources (Release 6.0.0)
Predicted to enable several functions, including ATP binding activity; sulfonylurea receptor binding activity; and voltage-gated monoatomic ion channel activity. Acts upstream of or within several processes, including heart development; monoatomic cation transmembrane transport; and neuroinflammatory response. Located in myofibril. Part of protein-containing complex. Is active in presynapse. Is expressed in genitourinary system and heart. Used to study coronary artery disease and hypertrichotic osteochondrodysplasia Cantu type. Orthologous to human KCNJ8 (potassium inwardly rectifying channel subfamily J member 8).