KCNK16 - Potassium channel subfamily K member 16 - human protein (Function)
 
Home Recent activites arrow-down favorite My favorites arrow-down favorite My labels arrow-down Downloads
Back to ...  
Publication View
Protein
Gene
References

 
KCNK16 »  Potassium channel subfamily K member 16
 
Protein also known as:  TWIK-related alkaline pH-activated K(+) channel 1 (TALK-1).
Gene name:  KCNK16
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at transcript level
extend overview
1 13 4
GENE REF ISO

Function

 show evidences
Overview 
Outward rectifying potassium channel. Produces rapidly activating and non-inactivating outward rectifier K(+) currents.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the voltage-gated ion channel (vic) superfamily  1.A.1.9.10  
GO molecular function 
Potassium channel activitydefinition[GO:0005267]  
2
  • IDAMGI
Voltage-gated ion channel activitydefinition[GO:0005244]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
GO biological process 
Potassium ion transportdefinition[GO:0006813]  
2
  • IDAMGI
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Neuronal System  REACT_13685  
Note 
Inhibited by Ba(2+), quinine, quinidine, chloroform and halothane. Activated at alkaline pH.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Ion transport  definition   [KW-0406]
Potassium transport  definition   [KW-0633]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Molecular function 
Ion channel  definition   [KW-0407]
Potassium channel  definition   [KW-0631]
Voltage-gated channel  definition   [KW-0851]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: KCNK16
GenomeRNAi: 83795
PRO: PR:Q96T55