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Aliases for KCNN2 Gene

Aliases for KCNN2 Gene

  • Potassium Channel, Calcium Activated Intermediate/Small Conductance Subfamily N Alpha, Member 2 2 3
  • Potassium Intermediate/Small Conductance Calcium-Activated Channel, Subfamily N, Member 2 2 3
  • Small Conductance Calcium-Activated Potassium Channel 2 2 3
  • SKCa 2 3 4
  • KCa2.2 3 4
  • SKCA2 3 4
  • SK2 3 4
  • Apamin-Sensitive Small-Conductance Ca2+-Activated Potassium Channel 3
  • HSK2 3

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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for KCNN2 Gene

  • GC05P113302
  • GC05P113728
  • GC05P113774
  • GC05P113725
  • GC05P108880
  • GC05P114360

Summaries for KCNN2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for KCNN2 Gene

  • Action potentials in vertebrate neurons are followed by an afterhyperpolarization (AHP) that may persist for several seconds and may have profound consequences for the firing pattern of the neuron. Each component of the AHP is kinetically distinct and is mediated by different calcium-activated potassium channels. The protein encoded by this gene is activated before membrane hyperpolarization and is thought to regulate neuronal excitability by contributing to the slow component of synaptic AHP. This gene is a member of the KCNN family of potassium channel genes. The encoded protein is an integral membrane protein that forms a voltage-independent calcium-activated channel with three other calmodulin-binding subunits. Alternate splicing of this gene results in multiple transcript variants. [provided by RefSeq, May 2013]

GeneCards Summary for KCNN2 Gene

KCNN2 (Potassium Channel, Calcium Activated Intermediate/Small Conductance Subfamily N Alpha, Member 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with KCNN2 include hypokalemic periodic paralysis, type 1. Among its related pathways are Circadian entrainment and Transmission across Chemical Synapses. GO annotations related to this gene include protein homodimerization activity and ion channel activity. An important paralog of this gene is KCNN1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KCNN2 Gene

  • Forms a voltage-independent potassium channel activated by intracellular calcium. Activation is followed by membrane hyperpolarization. Thought to regulate neuronal excitability by contributing to the slow component of synaptic afterhyperpolarization. The channel is blocked by apamin

Tocris Summary for KCNN2 Gene

  • Calcium (Ca2+) -activated potassium channels (KCa) are a group of 6/7-TM ion channels that selectively transport K+ ions across biological membranes. They are broadly classified into three subtypes: SK, IK and BK channels (small, intermediate and big conductance).

Gene Wiki entry for KCNN2 Gene

No data available for PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for KCNN2 Gene

Genomics for KCNN2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for KCNN2 Gene

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Genomic Location for KCNN2 Gene

Chromosome:
5
Start:
114,056,006 bp from pter
End:
114,496,500 bp from pter
Size:
440,495 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for KCNN2 Gene

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Genomic Location for KCNN2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for KCNN2 Gene

Proteins for KCNN2 Gene

  • Protein details for KCNN2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q9H2S1-KCNN2_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Small conductance calcium-activated potassium channel protein 2
    Protein Accession:
    Q9H2S1
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A6NF94
    • Q0VFZ4
    • Q6PJI0
    • Q6X2Y2

    Protein attributes for KCNN2 Gene

    Size:
    579 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    63760 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Heterooligomer. The complex is composed of 4 channel subunits each of which binds to a calmodulin subunit which regulates the channel activity through calcium-binding (By similarity).

    Alternative splice isoforms for KCNN2 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for KCNN2 Gene

Proteomics data for KCNN2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for KCNN2 Gene

  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus
  • Modification sites at neXtProt

Other Protein References for KCNN2 Gene

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Domains & Families for KCNN2 Gene

Gene Families for KCNN2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for KCNN2 Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q9H2S1

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

KCNN2_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the potassium channel KCNN family. KCa2.2/KCNN2 subfamily.
Family:
  • Belongs to the potassium channel KCNN family. KCa2.2/KCNN2 subfamily.
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Function for KCNN2 Gene

Molecular function for KCNN2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Forms a voltage-independent potassium channel activated by intracellular calcium. Activation is followed by membrane hyperpolarization. Thought to regulate neuronal excitability by contributing to the slow component of synaptic afterhyperpolarization. The channel is blocked by apamin

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for KCNN2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005216 ion channel activity --
GO:0005516 calmodulin binding IBA --
GO:0015269 calcium-activated potassium channel activity IDA 17110593
GO:0016286 small conductance calcium-activated potassium channel activity TAS 10991935
GO:0019904 protein domain specific binding IPI 19815520
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Animal Models for KCNN2 Gene

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miRNA for KCNN2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target KCNN2

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for KCNN2 Gene

Localization for KCNN2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for KCNN2 Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for KCNN2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for KCNN2 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
endoplasmic reticulum 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for KCNN2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005790 smooth endoplasmic reticulum IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0009986 cell surface IDA 19815520
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane NAS 10991935
GO:0030018 Z disc IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for KCNN2 Gene

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Pathways by source for KCNN2 Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for KCNN2 Gene
3 KEGG pathways for KCNN2 Gene

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Interacting Proteins for KCNN2 Gene

SIGNOR curated interactions for KCNN2 Gene

Is inactivated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for KCNN2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006811 ion transport --
GO:0006813 potassium ion transport NAS 10991935
GO:0007268 synaptic transmission TAS --
GO:0071805 potassium ion transmembrane transport IDA 17110593
GO:1901379 regulation of potassium ion transmembrane transport IDA 17110593
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Drugs & Compounds for KCNN2 Gene

(17) Drugs for KCNN2 Gene - From: IUPHAR, DGIdb, NovoSeek, Tocris, HMDB, and DrugBank

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Miconazole Approved, Investigational Pharma Channel blocker, Target, inhibitor 2912
Procaine Approved, Investigational Pharma Channel blocker, Target, binder 28
Tubocurarine Approved Pharma antagonist 0
Potassium Experimental Pharma 0
CyPPA Pharma Agonist, Activator Activator of KCa2.2 and KCa2.3 channels 0

(8) Additional Compounds for KCNN2 Gene - From: NovoSeek, IUPHAR, and Tocris

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
(+)-tubocurarine
Antagonist
1-EBIO
10045-45-1
BMS 191011
202821-81-6
DCEBIO
60563-36-2
SKA 31
40172-65-4
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Transcripts for KCNN2 Gene

Unigene Clusters for KCNN2 Gene

Potassium intermediate/small conductance calcium-activated channel, subfamily N, member 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for KCNN2 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6a · 6b ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b
SP1: -
SP2: -
SP3:

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GeneLoc Exon Structure for
KCNN2
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
KCNN2

Expression for KCNN2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for KCNN2 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for KCNN2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Adrenal Gland (x10.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, MOPED, and MaxQB for KCNN2 Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for KCNN2 Gene Hs.98280

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for KCNN2 Gene

Q9H2S1-KCNN2_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Expressed in atrial myocytes (at protein level). Widely expressed.
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No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues and Protein tissue co-expression partners for KCNN2 Gene

Orthologs for KCNN2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for KCNN2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC474640 35
  • 94.72 (n)
  • 97.48 (a)
KCNN2 36
  • 67 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia KCNN2 35
  • 99.71 (n)
  • 99.65 (a)
KCNN2 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia LOC100910229 35
  • 92.22 (n)
  • 97.47 (a)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Kcnn2 16
Kcnn2 36
  • 68 (a)
OneToOne
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia KCNN2 36
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia KCNN2 36
  • 61 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 66 (a)
OneToMany
-- 36
  • 61 (a)
OneToMany
-- 36
  • 93 (a)
OneToMany
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves SK2 36
  • 94 (a)
OneToOne
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia KCNN2 36
  • 67 (a)
OneToOne
African clawed frog
(Xenopus laevis)
Amphibia Xl.1499 35
zebrafish
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii si:dkey-76p7.5 35
  • 76.12 (n)
  • 87.16 (a)
KCNN2 36
  • 86 (a)
OneToOne
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta SK 37
  • 65 (a)
SK 36
  • 33 (a)
OneToMany
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea C03F11.1 37
  • 39 (a)
C53A5.5 37
  • 29 (a)
kcnl-1 36
  • 24 (a)
ManyToMany
kcnl-2 36
  • 30 (a)
ManyToMany
kcnl-3 36
  • 24 (a)
ManyToMany
kcnl-4 36
  • 26 (a)
ManyToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 64 (a)
OneToMany
Species with no ortholog for KCNN2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • 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)
  • 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 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)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)

Evolution for KCNN2 Gene

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Gene Tree for KCNN2 (if available)
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Gene Tree for KCNN2 (if available)

Paralogs for KCNN2 Gene

Paralogs for KCNN2 Gene

(4) SIMAP similar genes for KCNN2 Gene using alignment to 2 proteins:

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Variants for KCNN2 Gene

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for KCNN2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv882728 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv830451 CNV Gain+Loss 17160897
nsv882729 CNV Gain 21882294
esv8535 CNV Gain 19470904
nsv830452 CNV Loss 17160897

Variation tolerance for KCNN2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 5.22% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.90; 18.79% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for KCNN2 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
KCNN2

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for KCNN2 Gene

Disorders for KCNN2 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for KCNN2 Gene - From: DISEASES

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
hypokalemic periodic paralysis, type 1
  • hypokalemic periodic paralysis
- elite association
Search KCNN2 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for KCNN2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
KCNN2
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
KCNN2
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
KCNN2
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for KCNN2 Gene

Publications for KCNN2 Gene

  1. Neighbor effects of neurons bearing protective transgenes. (PMID: 20417625) Lee A.L. … Sapolsky R.M. (Brain Res. 2010) 23 67
  2. Supramolecular assemblies and localized regulation of voltage-gated ion channels. (PMID: 19342611) Dai S. … Hell J.W. (Physiol. Rev. 2009) 23 67
  3. Inhibition of K(Ca)2.2 and K(Ca)2.3 channel currents by protonation of outer pore histidine residues. (PMID: 19786583) Goodchild S.J. … Marrion N.V. (J. Gen. Physiol. 2009) 23 67
  4. Alpha-actinin2 cytoskeletal protein is required for the functional membrane localization of a Ca2+-activated K+ channel (SK2 channel). (PMID: 19815520) Lu L. … Chiamvimonvat N. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2009) 23 67
  5. Burst discharges in neurons of the thalamic reticular nucleus are shaped by calcium-induced calcium release. (PMID: 19913909) Coulon P. … Pape H.C. (Cell Calcium 2009) 23 67

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