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Symbol KCNK16 contributors: mct/npt - updated : 03-03-2009
HGNC name potassium channel, subfamily K, member 16
HGNC id 14464
EXPRESSION
Type
   expressed in (based on citations)
organ(s)
SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Digestivepancreas exocrine   specific
tissue
SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
Epithelialsecretoryglandularendocrine 
Epithelialsecretoryglandularexocrine 
cell lineage
cell lines
fluid/secretion
at STAGE
PROTEIN
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
STRUCTURE
motifs/domains
  • two pore-forming P domains
  • four transmembrane segments
  • HOMOLOGY
    Homologene
    FAMILY
  • tandem-pore K+ channel family
  • CATEGORY transport channel
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION     plasma membrane
    basic FUNCTION
  • two-pore region (2P) KCNK K+ channel gated open by extracellular alkalinization (Niemeyer 2007)
  • may serve as background K+ currents in certain cells of the pancreas (Han 2003)
  • CELLULAR PROCESS
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS
    PATHWAY
    metabolism
    signaling
    a component
    INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule
    protein
    cell & other
    REGULATION
    activated by alkaline PH
    strongly and specifically activated by nitric oxide superoxide anion and singlet oxygen (Duprat 2005)
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS