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Symbol SCN2B contributors: mct/ - updated : 05-07-2004
HGNC name sodium channel, voltage-gated, type II, beta
HGNC id 10589
PROTEIN
PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
STRUCTURE
motifs/domains
  • a N terminal large extracellular domain containing a Ig-V type fold with a disulfide bond and four N-linked glycosylation sites
  • a single transmembrane segment
  • a short intracytoplasmic C terminal tail
  • HOMOLOGY
    interspecies homolog to rattus contactin (with human auxilliary subunit beta)
    intraspecies homolog to myelin protein zero, highly
    Homologene
    FAMILY
  • sodium channel auxiliary subunit SCN2B family
  • CATEGORY transport channel
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION     plasma membrane
    basic FUNCTION
  • sodium channel, voltage-gated, type II,involved in the initiation and conduction of electrical impulses in nerves
  • CELLULAR PROCESS
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS
    PATHWAY
    metabolism
    signaling
    a component
  • protein constituent of membrane
  • INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule
    protein
    cell & other
    REGULATION
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    corresponding disease(s)
    Other morbid association(s)
    TypeGene ModificationChromosome rearrangementProtein expressionProtein Function
    constitutional     --low  
    age-down regulated in the frontal cortex
    Susceptibility to atrial fibrillation
    Variant & Polymorphism SNP R28Q, R28W associated with atrial fibrillation (Watanabe 2009)
    Candidate gene
    Marker
    Therapy target
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS