KCNJ15 - ATP-sensitive inward rectifier potassium channel 15 - human protein (Function)
 
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KCNJ15 »  ATP-sensitive inward rectifier potassium channel 15
 
Protein also known as:  Potassium channel, inwardly rectifying subfamily J member 15.
Gene name:  KCNJ15
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Inward rectifier potassium channels are characterized by a greater tendency to allow potassium to flow into the cell rather than out of it. Their voltage dependence is regulated by the concentration of extracellular potassium; as external potassium is raised, the voltage range of the channel opening shifts to more positive voltages. The inward rectification is mainly due to the blockage of outward current by internal magnesium.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Inward rectifier potassium channel activitydefinition[GO:0005242] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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  • IPIIntAct
GO biological process 
Potassium ion transportdefinition[GO:0006813]  
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  • TASPINC
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Gastric acid secretion  hsa04971+3772  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Neuronal System  REACT_13685  
 

Keywords

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

Further external links

GeneWiki: KCNJ15
GenomeRNAi: 3772
PRO: PR:Q99712