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Aliases for SCN7A Gene

Aliases for SCN7A Gene

  • Sodium Channel, Voltage Gated, Type VII Alpha Subunit 2 3
  • Sodium Channel Protein Cardiac And Skeletal Muscle Subunit Alpha 3 4
  • Putative Voltage-Gated Sodium Channel Subunit Alpha Nax 3 4
  • Sodium Channel, Voltage-Gated, Type VII, Alpha Subunit 2 3
  • Sodium Channel Protein Type VII Subunit Alpha 3 4
  • SCN6A 3 4
  • Sodium Channel, Voltage-Gated, Type VI, Alpha Polypeptide 3
  • Sodium Channel, Voltage-Gated, Type VII, Alpha 2
  • Voltage-Dependent Sodium Channel Alpha Subunit 3
  • Sodium Channel, Voltage-Gated, Type VI, Alpha 2
  • Nav2.1 3
  • Nav2.2 3
  • NAG 3

External Ids for SCN7A Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for SCN7A Gene

  • SCN6A

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for SCN7A Gene

  • GC02M165317
  • GC02M165803
  • GC02M167225
  • GC02M167464
  • GC02M167087
  • GC02M166970
  • GC02M159142

Summaries for SCN7A Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for SCN7A Gene

  • This gene encodes one of the many voltage-gated sodium channel proteins. For proper functioning of neurons and muscles during action potentials, voltage-gated sodium channels direct sodium ion diffusion for membrane depolarization. This sodium channel protein has some atypical characteristics; the similarity between the human and mouse proteins is lower compared to other orthologous sodium channel pairs. Also, the S4 segments, which sense voltage changes, have fewer positive charged residues that in other sodium channels; domain 4 has fewer arginine and lysine residues compared to other sodium channel proteins. Several alternatively spliced transcript variants exist, but the full-length natures of all of them remain unknown. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2011]

GeneCards Summary for SCN7A Gene

SCN7A (Sodium Channel, Voltage Gated, Type VII Alpha Subunit) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with SCN7A include normokalemic periodic paralysis and hypokalemic periodic paralysis, type 2. Among its related pathways are Developmental Biology and Activation of cAMP-Dependent PKA. GO annotations related to this gene include ion channel activity and sodium channel activity. An important paralog of this gene is SCN5A.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SCN7A Gene

  • Mediates the voltage-dependent sodium ion permeability of excitable membranes. Assuming opened or closed conformations in response to the voltage difference across the membrane, the protein forms a sodium-selective channel through which Na(+) ions may pass in accordance with their electrochemical gradient

Gene Wiki entry for SCN7A Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for SCN7A Gene

Genomics for SCN7A Gene

Regulatory Elements for SCN7A Gene

Genomic Location for SCN7A Gene

Chromosome:
2
Start:
166,403,468 bp from pter
End:
166,494,258 bp from pter
Size:
90,791 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for SCN7A Gene

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Genomic Location for SCN7A Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for SCN7A Gene

Proteins for SCN7A Gene

  • Protein details for SCN7A Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q01118-SCN7A_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Sodium channel protein type 7 subunit alpha
    Protein Accession:
    Q01118

    Protein attributes for SCN7A Gene

    Size:
    1682 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    193493 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for SCN7A Gene

Proteomics data for SCN7A Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for SCN7A Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 276, Asn 281, Asn 309, Asn 1103, and Asn 1113
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for SCN7A Gene

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for SCN7A (SCN7A)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for SCN7A Gene

Domains & Families for SCN7A Gene

Gene Families for SCN7A Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for SCN7A Gene

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Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q01118

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

SCN7A_HUMAN :
  • The sequence contains 4 internal repeats, each with 5 hydrophobic segments (S1,S2,S3,S5,S6) and one positively charged segment (S4). Segments S4 are probably the voltage-sensors and are characterized by a series of positively charged amino acids at every third position
  • Belongs to the sodium channel (TC 1.A.1.10) family. SCN7A subfamily.
Domain:
  • The sequence contains 4 internal repeats, each with 5 hydrophobic segments (S1,S2,S3,S5,S6) and one positively charged segment (S4). Segments S4 are probably the voltage-sensors and are characterized by a series of positively charged amino acids at every third position
Family:
  • Belongs to the sodium channel (TC 1.A.1.10) family. SCN7A subfamily.
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Function for SCN7A Gene

Molecular function for SCN7A Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Mediates the voltage-dependent sodium ion permeability of excitable membranes. Assuming opened or closed conformations in response to the voltage difference across the membrane, the protein forms a sodium-selective channel through which Na(+) ions may pass in accordance with their electrochemical gradient

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for SCN7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005216 ion channel activity --
GO:0005248 voltage-gated sodium channel activity IEA --
GO:0005272 sodium channel activity --
GO:0005515 protein binding --
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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for SCN7A

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for SCN7A Gene

Localization for SCN7A Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SCN7A Gene

Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for SCN7A Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for SCN7A gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 3

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for SCN7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001518 voltage-gated sodium channel complex IEA --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IBA --
GO:0016020 membrane --
GO:0097386 glial cell projection IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for SCN7A Gene

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Pathways by source for SCN7A Gene

Interacting Proteins for SCN7A Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for SCN7A Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006811 ion transport --
GO:0006814 sodium ion transport TAS 1317577
GO:0006936 muscle contraction IEA --
GO:0019228 neuronal action potential IBA --
GO:0034765 regulation of ion transmembrane transport IEA --
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for SCN7A Gene

Drugs & Compounds for SCN7A Gene

(30) Drugs for SCN7A Gene - From: ApexBio, DrugBank, NovoSeek, and DGIdb

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Valproic Acid Approved, Investigational Pharma Target HDAC1 inhibitor, Histone deacetylase (HDAC)inhibitors 302
Benzocaine Approved Pharma 1536
Carbamazepine Approved, Investigational Pharma Inhibitor of neuronal voltage-gated Na+ channels; anticonvulsant 115
Lamotrigine Approved, Investigational Pharma 5-HT inhibitor 174
Ouabain Approved Pharma Na+/K+ ATPase inhibitor 0

(2) Additional Compounds for SCN7A Gene - From: NovoSeek and HMDB

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
sodium
  • Sodium
  • Sodium ion
7440-23-5
Grayanotoxin
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Transcripts for SCN7A Gene

Unigene Clusters for SCN7A Gene

Sodium channel, voltage-gated, type VII, alpha subunit:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for SCN7A

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for SCN7A Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for SCN7A Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
SCN7A
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
SCN7A

Expression for SCN7A Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for SCN7A Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for SCN7A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Nerve - Tibial (x8.5), Colon - Sigmoid (x5.3), Ovary (x4.8), and Lung (x4.4).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for SCN7A Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Heart (53.7).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for SCN7A Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for SCN7A Gene Hs.596087

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for SCN7A Gene

Q01118-SCN7A_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Heart and uterus
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for SCN7A Gene

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Orthologs for SCN7A Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of animals.

Orthologs for SCN7A Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia SCN7A 35
  • 85.51 (n)
  • 78.93 (a)
SCN7A 36
  • 77 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia SCN7A 35
  • 87.08 (n)
  • 80.47 (a)
SCN7A 36
  • 80 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Scn7a 35
  • 80.17 (n)
  • 74.27 (a)
Scn7a 16
Scn7a 36
  • 74 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia SCN7A 35
  • 98.37 (n)
  • 97.61 (a)
SCN7A 36
  • 99 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Scn7a 35
  • 79.63 (n)
  • 73.32 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia SCN7A 36
  • 44 (a)
OneToOne
fruit fly
(Drosophila melanogaster)
Insecta para 36
  • 30 (a)
OneToOne
worm
(Caenorhabditis elegans)
Secernentea unc-2 36
  • 16 (a)
ManyToMany
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 36
  • 35 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for SCN7A:
  • 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)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • 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)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for SCN7A Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for SCN7A (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for SCN7A (if available)

Paralogs for SCN7A Gene

(11) SIMAP similar genes for SCN7A Gene using alignment to 4 proteins:

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Variants for SCN7A Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for SCN7A Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 02 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs3579 -- 166,405,486(-) AATCA(A/G)TTCTT utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs14257 -- 166,403,727(+) AAATC(A/T)GTTTG utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs949879 -- 166,408,992(-) ACACA(A/G)CAGAA intron-variant
rs1046022 -- 166,403,888(-) TATGG(A/G)GACCA utr-variant-3-prime, nc-transcript-variant
rs1358533 -- 166,423,961(-) TTAAG(A/G)TTGAC intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for SCN7A Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv834448 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv470499 CNV Loss 18288195
nsv875374 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for SCN7A Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 97.08% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.53; 72.03% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for SCN7A Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
SCN7A

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for SCN7A Gene

Disorders for SCN7A Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(5) MalaCards diseases for SCN7A Gene - From: GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
normokalemic periodic paralysis
  • normokalemic pp
hypokalemic periodic paralysis, type 2
  • periodic paralysis hypokalemic 2
paramyotonia congenita
  • eulenburg disease
myotonia
generalized epilepsy with febrile seizures plus
  • gefs+
- elite association
Search SCN7A in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for SCN7A

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
SCN7A
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
SCN7A
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
SCN7A
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for SCN7A Gene

Publications for SCN7A Gene

  1. Expression of voltage-gated sodium channel alpha subunit in human ovarian cancer. (PMID: 20372843) Gao R. … Wang Z. (Oncol. Rep. 2010) 23 67
  2. Numerical characterization of protein sequences and application to voltage-gated sodium channel alpha subunit phylogeny. (PMID: 19795567) Nandy A. … Nandy P. (In Silico Biol. (Gedrukt) 2009) 23 67
  3. Mutations of sodium channel alpha-subunit genes in Chinese patients with normokalemic periodic paralysis. (PMID: 18046642) Xiuhai G. … Yanling M. (Cell. Mol. Neurobiol. 2008) 23 67
  4. Exercise test on the patients with normokalaemic periodic paralysis from a Chinese family with a mutation in the SCN4A gene. (PMID: 19080124) Feng Y. … Zhang C.D. (Chin. Med. J. 2008) 23 67
  5. Three mutations identified in the voltage-sensitive sodium channel alpha-subunit gene of permethrin-resistant human head lice reduce the permethrin sensitivity of house fly Vssc1 sodium channels expressed in Xenopus oocytes. (PMID: 18252244) SupYoon K. … Marshall Clark J. (Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 2008) 23 67

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