KCNK7 - Potassium channel subfamily K member 7 - human protein (Function)
 
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KCNK7 »  Potassium channel subfamily K member 7
 
Gene name:  KCNK7
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at transcript level
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Overview 
Probable potassium channel subunit. No channel activity observed in vitro as protein remains in the endoplasmic reticulum. May need to associate with an as yet unknown partner in order to reach the plasma membrane.  
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  • UniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Potassium channel activitydefinition[GO:0005267]  
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  • PINC
Potassium ion leak channel activitydefinition[GO:0022841]  
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  • RefGenome
Voltage-gated ion channel activitydefinition[GO:0005244]  
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  • UniProtKB KW
GO biological process 
Potassium ion transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:0071805]  
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Potassium ion transportdefinition[GO:0006813]  
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  • PINC
Regulation of ion transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:0034765]  
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  • UniProtKB KW
Stabilization of membrane potentialdefinition[GO:0030322]  
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  • RefGenome
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Tandem of pore domain in a weak inwardly rectifying K+ channels (TWIK)  REACT_75779  
 

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: KCNK7
GenomeRNAi: 10089
PRO: PR:Q9Y2U2