Aliases for ATP1B3 Gene
External Ids for ATP1B3 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the family of Na+/K+ and H+/K+ ATPases beta chain proteins, and to the subfamily of Na+/K+ -ATPases. Na+/K+ -ATPase is an integral membrane protein responsible for establishing and maintaining the electrochemical gradients of Na and K ions across the plasma membrane. These gradients are essential for osmoregulation, for sodium-coupled transport of a variety of organic and inorganic molecules, and for electrical excitability of nerve and muscle. This enzyme is composed of two subunits, a large catalytic subunit (alpha) and a smaller glycoprotein subunit (beta). The beta subunit regulates, through assembly of alpha/beta heterodimers, the number of sodium pumps transported to the plasma membrane. The glycoprotein subunit of Na+/K+ -ATPase is encoded by multiple genes. This gene encodes a beta 3 subunit. This gene encodes a beta 3 subunit. A pseudogene exists for this gene, and it is located on chromosome 2. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for ATP1B3 Gene
ATP1B3 (ATPase, Na+/K+ Transporting, Beta 3 Polypeptide) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Hemostasis and Myometrial Relaxation and Contraction Pathways. GO annotations related to this gene include sodium:potassium-exchanging ATPase activity. An important paralog of this gene is ATP1B4.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for ATP1B3 Gene
This is the non-catalytic component of the active enzyme, which catalyzes the hydrolysis of ATP coupled with the exchange of Na(+) and K(+) ions across the plasma membrane. The exact function of the beta-3 subunit is not known
Na+,K+-ATPase is an ion pump responsible for maintaining sodium and potassium electrochemical gradients across the plasma membrane.