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Aliases for KCNJ4 Gene

Aliases for KCNJ4 Gene

  • Potassium Voltage-Gated Channel Subfamily J Member 4 2 3
  • Potassium Inwardly-Rectifying Channel, Subfamily J, Member 4 2 3
  • Potassium Channel, Inwardly Rectifying Subfamily J, Member 4 3 5
  • Potassium Channel, Inwardly Rectifying Subfamily J Member 4 3 4
  • Inward Rectifier K(+) Channel Kir2.3 3 4
  • HIRK2 3 4
  • IRK-3 3 4
  • HRK1 3 4
  • IRK3 3 4
  • HIR 3 4
  • Hippocampal Inward Rectifier Potassium Channel 3
  • Inward Rectifier K+ Channel Kir2.3 3
  • Hippocampal Inward Rectifier 4
  • Kir2.3 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KCNJ4 Gene

  • GC22M035436
  • GC22M037065
  • GC22M037146
  • GC22M038822
  • GC22M021788

Summaries for KCNJ4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for KCNJ4 Gene

  • Several different potassium channels are known to be involved with electrical signaling in the nervous system. One class is activated by depolarization whereas a second class is not. The latter are referred to as inwardly rectifying K+ channels, and they have a greater tendency to allow potassium to flow into the cell rather than out of it. This asymmetry in potassium ion conductance plays a key role in the excitability of muscle cells and neurons. The protein encoded by this gene is an integral membrane protein and member of the inward rectifier potassium channel family. The encoded protein has a small unitary conductance compared to other members of this protein family. Two transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for KCNJ4 Gene

KCNJ4 (Potassium Voltage-Gated Channel Subfamily J Member 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Circadian entrainment and Oxytocin signaling pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include PDZ domain binding and inward rectifier potassium channel activity. An important paralog of this gene is KCNJ3.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KCNJ4 Gene

  • Inward rectifier potassium channels are characterized by a greater tendency to allow potassium to flow into the cell rather than out of it. Their voltage dependence is regulated by the concentration of extracellular potassium; as external potassium is raised, the voltage range of the channel opening shifts to more positive voltages. The inward rectification is mainly due to the blockage of outward current by internal magnesium. Can be blocked by extracellular barium and cesium (By similarity).

Tocris Summary for KCNJ4 Gene

  • The inward-rectifier potassium channel family (also known as 2-TM channels) include the strong inward-rectifier channels (Kir2.x), the G-protein-activated inward-rectifier channels (Kir3.x) and the ATP-sensitive channels (Kir6.x), which combine with sulphonylurea receptors.

Gene Wiki entry for KCNJ4 Gene

No data available for PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for KCNJ4 Gene

Genomics for KCNJ4 Gene

Regulatory Elements for KCNJ4 Gene

Enhancers for KCNJ4 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around KCNJ4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for KCNJ4 Gene

Chromosome:
22
Start:
38,426,327 bp from pter
End:
38,455,199 bp from pter
Size:
28,873 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for KCNJ4 Gene

Genes around KCNJ4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
KCNJ4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for KCNJ4 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for KCNJ4 Gene

Proteins for KCNJ4 Gene

  • Protein details for KCNJ4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P48050-KCNJ4_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Inward rectifier potassium channel 4
    Protein Accession:
    P48050
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q14D44

    Protein attributes for KCNJ4 Gene

    Size:
    445 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    49500 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homomultimeric and heteromultimeric association with KCNJ2 and KCNJ12. Association, via its PDZ-recognition domain, with LIN7A, LIN7B, LIN7C, DLG1, CASK and APBA1 plays a key role in its localization and trafficking (By similarity). Interacts with TAX1BP3. TAX1BP3 competes with LIN7 family members for KCNJ4 binding.

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for KCNJ4 Gene

neXtProt entry for KCNJ4 Gene

Proteomics data for KCNJ4 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for KCNJ4 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for KCNJ4 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

  • Santa Cruz Biotechnology (SCBT) Antibodies for KCNJ4

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for KCNJ4 Gene

Domains & Families for KCNJ4 Gene

Gene Families for KCNJ4 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for KCNJ4 Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P48050

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

KCNJ4_HUMAN :
  • The Val/Gly/Ala/Pro stretch may have a functional role in the conductance or permeation properties.
  • Belongs to the inward rectifier-type potassium channel (TC 1.A.2.1) family. KCNJ4 subfamily.
Domain:
  • The Val/Gly/Ala/Pro stretch may have a functional role in the conductance or permeation properties.
Family:
  • Belongs to the inward rectifier-type potassium channel (TC 1.A.2.1) family. KCNJ4 subfamily.
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Function for KCNJ4 Gene

Molecular function for KCNJ4 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
potassium non voltage-gated channel,inwardly rectifying,expressed in heart
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Inward rectifier potassium channels are characterized by a greater tendency to allow potassium to flow into the cell rather than out of it. Their voltage dependence is regulated by the concentration of extracellular potassium; as external potassium is raised, the voltage range of the channel opening shifts to more positive voltages. The inward rectification is mainly due to the blockage of outward current by internal magnesium. Can be blocked by extracellular barium and cesium (By similarity).
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for KCNJ4 Gene

Localization for KCNJ4 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KCNJ4 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cell junction, synapse, postsynaptic cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane. Note=TAX1BP3 binding promotes dissociation of KCNJ4 from LIN7 famaly members and KCNJ4 internalization. {ECO:0000250}.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for KCNJ4 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for KCNJ4 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
endoplasmic reticulum 1
extracellular 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for KCNJ4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0008076 voltage-gated potassium channel complex TAS 8051145
GO:0030054 cell junction IEA --
GO:0030425 dendrite IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for KCNJ4 Gene

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Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for KCNJ4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0061337 cardiac conduction TAS --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for KCNJ4 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for KCNJ4 Gene

(20) Drugs for KCNJ4 Gene - From: DGIdb, IUPHAR, HMDB, Tocris, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
spermine Approved Nutra Full agonist, Agonist 0
Diazoxide Approved Pharma Activator Blocks desensitization of AMPA receptors 21
Minoxidil Approved Pharma Activator Kir6 channel (KATP) opener 34
putrescine Experimental Pharma Antagonist, Pore Blocker 0
spermidine Experimental Pharma Antagonist, Pore Blocker 0

(6) Additional Compounds for KCNJ4 Gene - From: IUPHAR, Tocris, and Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
H<sup>+</sup> (extracellular)
Activator
H<sup>+</sup> (intracellular)
Antagonist, Gating inhibitor
P1075
60559-98-0
ZM 226600
147695-92-9

(5) Tocris Compounds for KCNJ4 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
Cromakalim Kir6 (KATP) channel opener 94470-67-4
Diazoxide Blocks desensitization of AMPA receptors 364-98-7
Minoxidil Kir6 channel (KATP) opener 38304-91-5
P1075 Potent Kir6 (KATP) channel opener 60559-98-0
ZM 226600 Kir6 (KATP) channel opener 147695-92-9
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Transcripts for KCNJ4 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for KCNJ4 Gene

(2) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(8) Additional mRNA sequences :
(37) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Unigene Clusters for KCNJ4 Gene

Potassium inwardly-rectifying channel, subfamily J, member 4:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for KCNJ4 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for KCNJ4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
KCNJ4
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
KCNJ4

Expression for KCNJ4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for KCNJ4 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for KCNJ4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Brain - Cortex (x9.2), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x7.7), Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (x5.9), Brain - Putamen (basal ganglia) (x5.2), and Brain - Nucleus accumbens (basal ganglia) (x5.0).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for KCNJ4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Frontal cortex (53.8) and Fetal heart (15.2).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for KCNJ4 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for KCNJ4 Gene Hs.32505

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for KCNJ4 Gene

P48050-KCNJ4_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Heart, skeletal muscle, and several different brain regions including the hippocampus.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for KCNJ4 Gene

- Elite partner

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In Situ Assay Products

Orthologs for KCNJ4 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for KCNJ4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia KCNJ4 35
  • 94.08 (n)
  • 96.63 (a)
KCNJ4 36
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Kcnj4 35
  • 89.56 (n)
  • 97.3 (a)
Kcnj4 16
Kcnj4 36
  • 98 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia KCNJ4 35
  • 99.55 (n)
  • 100 (a)
KCNJ4 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Kcnj4 35
  • 90.34 (n)
  • 97.53 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia KCNJ4 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia KCNJ4 36
  • 91 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves KCNJ4 35
  • 80.97 (n)
  • 86.79 (a)
CKIR2.3 36
  • 84 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia KCNJ4 36
  • 79 (a)
OneToOne
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia kcnj4 35
  • 71.55 (n)
  • 83.87 (a)
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC100331864 35
  • 66.67 (n)
  • 62.76 (a)
KCNJ4 36
  • 59 (a)
OneToOne
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta Ir 37
  • 51 (a)
Irk2 37
  • 49 (a)
Irk3 37
  • 34 (a)
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea irk-1 37
  • 48 (a)
irk-2 37
  • 47 (a)
irk-1 36
  • 32 (a)
ManyToMany
irk-2 36
  • 39 (a)
ManyToMany
Species with no ortholog for KCNJ4:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • cow (Bos Taurus)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for KCNJ4 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for KCNJ4 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for KCNJ4 (if available)

Paralogs for KCNJ4 Gene

(16) SIMAP similar genes for KCNJ4 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for KCNJ4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for KCNJ4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 22 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs46629 -- 38,451,644(-) CTCTA(C/T)CTGGA intron-variant
rs2083725 -- 38,452,994(-) GGCCC(A/C)TCTGC intron-variant
rs2267387 -- 38,437,261(+) ACAGG(C/T)GCTGG intron-variant
rs2267388 -- 38,444,108(+) CCGAG(A/G)CCCTC intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB
rs2267389 -- 38,444,216(+) CACCC(C/T)GACTC intron-variant, upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for KCNJ4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv834195 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv915063 CNV Loss 21882294
dgv4970n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv817994 CNV Gain 17921354
nsv819157 CNV Gain 19587683
nsv915066 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for KCNJ4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 6.97% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.17; 3.77% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for KCNJ4 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
KCNJ4

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KCNJ4 Gene

Disorders for KCNJ4 Gene

Relevant External Links for KCNJ4

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
KCNJ4
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
KCNJ4
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
KCNJ4

No disorders were found for KCNJ4 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for KCNJ4 Gene

Publications for KCNJ4 Gene

  1. Primary structure and characterization of a small-conductance inwardly rectifying potassium channel from human hippocampus. (PMID: 8016146) Perier F. … Vandenberg C.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 1994) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Novel insights into the structural basis of pH-sensitivity in inward rectifier K+ channels Kir2.3. (PMID: 18453743) Ureche O.N. … Seebohm G. (Cell. Physiol. Biochem. 2008) 3 23
  3. International Union of Pharmacology. LIV. Nomenclature and molecular relationships of inwardly rectifying potassium channels. (PMID: 16382105) Kubo Y. … Vandenberg C.A. (Pharmacol. Rev. 2005) 2 3
  4. Functional expression of Kir2.x in human aortic endothelial cells: the dominant role of Kir2.2. (PMID: 15958527) Fang Y. … Levitan I. (Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. 2005) 3 23
  5. Direct activation of an inwardly rectifying potassium channel by arachidonic acid. (PMID: 11306688) Liu Y. … Curran M.E. (Mol. Pharmacol. 2001) 3 23

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