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potassium voltage-gated channel, subfamily H (eag-related), member 8
Symbols KCNH8; elk3; ELK; ELK1
External IDs OMIM608260 MGI2445160 HomoloGene14332 IUPHAR: Kv12.1 GeneCards: KCNH8 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 131096 211468
Ensembl ENSG00000183960 ENSMUSG00000035580
UniProt Q96L42 P59111
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_144633 NM_001031811
RefSeq (protein) NP_653234 NP_001026981
Location (UCSC) Chr 3:
19.17 - 19.55 Mb
Chr 17:
52.74 - 53.04 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 8 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KCNH8 gene.[1] The protein encoded by this gene is a voltage-gated potassium channel subunit.[1]


  1. ^ a b Gutman GA, Chandy KG, Grissmer S, Lazdunski M, McKinnon D, Pardo LA, Robertson GA, Rudy B, Sanguinetti MC, Stuhmer W, Wang X (Dec 2005). "International Union of Pharmacology. LIII. Nomenclature and molecular relationships of voltage-gated potassium channels". Pharmacol Rev 57 (4): 473-508. doi:10.1124/pr.57.4.10. PMID 16382104.  

Further reading

  • Baxter DF, Kirk M, Garcia AF, et al. (2002). "A novel membrane potential-sensitive fluorescent dye improves cell-based assays for ion channels.". Journal of biomolecular screening : the official journal of the Society for Biomolecular Screening 7 (1): 79-85. doi:10.1089/108705702753520369. PMID 11897058.  
  • Kiel DP, Demissie S, Dupuis J, et al. (2007). "Genome-wide association with bone mass and geometry in the Framingham Heart Study.". BMC Med. Genet. 8 Suppl 1: S14. doi:10.1186/1471-2350-8-S1-S14. PMID 17903296.  
  • Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. (2002). "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.  
  • Zou A, Lin Z, Humble M, et al. (2003). "Distribution and functional properties of human KCNH8 (Elk1) potassium channels.". Am. J. Physiol., Cell Physiol. 285 (6): C1356-66. doi:10.1152/ajpcell.00179.2003. PMID 12890647.  

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