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Chloride channel 7
Symbols CLCN7; CLC-7; CLC7; FLJ26686; FLJ39644; FLJ46423; OPTA2
External IDs OMIM602727 MGI1347048 HomoloGene56546 GeneCards: CLCN7 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 1186 26373
Ensembl ENSG00000103249 ENSMUSG00000036636
UniProt P51798 Q6RUT9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001287 NM_011930
RefSeq (protein) NP_001278 NP_036060
Location (UCSC) Chr 16:
1.44 - 1.47 Mb
Chr 17:
24.86 - 24.89 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Chloride channel 7, also known as CLCN7, is a human gene[1]. In melanocytic cells this gene is regulated by the Microphthalmia-associated transcription factor[2][3].


See also


  1. ^ "Entrez Gene: CLCN7 chloride channel 7".  
  2. ^ Meadows NA, Sharma SM, Faulkner GJ, et al. (2007). "The expression of Clcn7 and Ostm1 in osteoclasts is coregulated by microphthalmia transcription factor". J. Biol. Chem. 282 (3): 1891–904. doi:10.1074/jbc.M608572200. PMID 17105730.  
  3. ^ Hoek KS, Schlegel NC, Eichhoff OM, et al. (2008). "Novel MITF targets identified using a two-step DNA microarray strategy". Pigment Cell Melanoma Res. 21 (6): 665–76. doi:10.1111/j.1755-148X.2008.00505.x.  

Further reading

  • Brandt S, Jentsch TJ (1996). "ClC-6 and ClC-7 are two novel broadly expressed members of the CLC chloride channel family.". FEBS Lett. 377 (1): 15–20. doi:10.1016/0014-5793(95)01298-2. PMID 8543009.  
  • Héon E, Piguet B, Munier F, et al. (1996). "Linkage of autosomal dominant radial drusen (malattia leventinese) to chromosome 2p16-21.". Arch. Ophthalmol. 114 (2): 193–8. PMID 8573024.  
  • Lennon G, Auffray C, Polymeropoulos M, Soares MB (1996). "The I.M.A.G.E. Consortium: an integrated molecular analysis of genomes and their expression.". Genomics 33 (1): 151–2. doi:10.1006/geno.1996.0177. PMID 8617505.  
  • Eggermont J (1998). "The exon-intron architecture of human chloride channel genes is not conserved.". Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1397 (2): 156–60. PMID 9565675.  
  • White KE, Koller DL, Takacs I, et al. (1999). "Locus heterogeneity of autosomal dominant osteopetrosis (ADO).". J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 84 (3): 1047–51. doi:10.1210/jc.84.3.1047. PMID 10084593.  
  • Daniels RJ, Peden JF, Lloyd C, et al. (2001). "Sequence, structure and pathology of the fully annotated terminal 2 Mb of the short arm of human chromosome 16.". Hum. Mol. Genet. 10 (4): 339–52. doi:10.1093/hmg/10.4.339. PMID 11157797.  
  • Kornak U, Kasper D, Bösl MR, et al. (2001). "Loss of the ClC-7 chloride channel leads to osteopetrosis in mice and man.". Cell 104 (2): 205–15. doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(01)00206-9. PMID 11207362.  
  • Cleiren E, Bénichou O, Van Hul E, et al. (2002). "Albers-Schönberg disease (autosomal dominant osteopetrosis, type II) results from mutations in the ClCN7 chloride channel gene.". Hum. Mol. Genet. 10 (25): 2861–7. doi:10.1093/hmg/10.25.2861. PMID 11741829.  
  • Harada K, Toyooka S, Maitra A, et al. (2002). "Aberrant promoter methylation and silencing of the RASSF1A gene in pediatric tumors and cell lines.". Oncogene 21 (27): 4345–9. doi:10.1038/sj.onc.1205446. PMID 12082624.  
  • Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. (2003). "Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99 (26): 16899–903. doi:10.1073/pnas.242603899. PMID 12477932.  
  • Campos-Xavier AB, Saraiva JM, Ribeiro LM, et al. (2003). "Chloride channel 7 (CLCN7) gene mutations in intermediate autosomal recessive osteopetrosis.". Hum. Genet. 112 (2): 186–9. doi:10.1007/s00439-002-0861-9. PMID 12522560.  
  • Waguespack SG, Koller DL, White KE, et al. (2004). "Chloride channel 7 (ClCN7) gene mutations and autosomal dominant osteopetrosis, type II.". J. Bone Miner. Res. 18 (8): 1513–8. doi:10.1359/jbmr.2003.18.8.1513. PMID 12929941.  
  • Frattini A, Pangrazio A, Susani L, et al. (2004). "Chloride channel ClCN7 mutations are responsible for severe recessive, dominant, and intermediate osteopetrosis.". J. Bone Miner. Res. 18 (10): 1740–7. doi:10.1359/jbmr.2003.18.10.1740. PMID 14584882.  
  • Ota T, Suzuki Y, Nishikawa T, et al. (2004). "Complete sequencing and characterization of 21,243 full-length human cDNAs.". Nat. Genet. 36 (1): 40–5. doi:10.1038/ng1285. PMID 14702039.  
  • Henriksen K, Gram J, Schaller S, et al. (2004). "Characterization of osteoclasts from patients harboring a G215R mutation in ClC-7 causing autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II.". Am. J. Pathol. 164 (5): 1537–45. PMID 15111300.  
  • Gerhard DS, Wagner L, Feingold EA, et al. (2004). "The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC).". Genome Res. 14 (10B): 2121–7. doi:10.1101/gr.2596504. PMID 15489334.  
  • Köttgen M, Benzing T, Simmen T, et al. (2005). "Trafficking of TRPP2 by PACS proteins represents a novel mechanism of ion channel regulation.". EMBO J. 24 (4): 705–16. doi:10.1038/sj.emboj.7600566. PMID 15692563.  
  • Pettersson U, Albagha OM, Mirolo M, et al. (2006). "Polymorphisms of the CLCN7 gene are associated with BMD in women.". J. Bone Miner. Res. 20 (11): 1960–7. doi:10.1359/JBMR.050717. PMID 16234969.  
  • Kornak U, Ostertag A, Branger S, et al. (2006). "Polymorphisms in the CLCN7 gene modulate bone density in postmenopausal women and in patients with autosomal dominant osteopetrosis type II.". J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 91 (3): 995–1000. doi:10.1210/jc.2005-2017. PMID 16368748.  
  • Olsen JV, Blagoev B, Gnad F, et al. (2006). "Global, in vivo, and site-specific phosphorylation dynamics in signaling networks.". Cell 127 (3): 635–48. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2006.09.026. PMID 17081983.  

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