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Potassium voltage-gated channel, Isk-related family, member 2
Symbols KCNE2 ; ATFB4; LQT5; LQT6; MIRP1
External IDs OMIM603796 MGI1891123 HomoloGene71688 GeneCards: KCNE2 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 9992 246133
Ensembl ENSG00000159197 ENSMUSG00000039672
UniProt Q9Y6J6 Q9D808
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_172201 NM_134110
RefSeq (protein) NP_751951 NP_598871
Location (UCSC) Chr 21:
35.74 – 35.74 Mb
Chr 16:
92.29 – 92.3 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]
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Potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily E member 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KCNE2 gene.[1][1] The protein encoded by this gene is a voltage-gated potassium channel accessory subunit (beta subunit) associated with Long QT syndrome.[1]


  1. ^ a b c Abbott GW, Sesti F, Splawski I, Buck ME, Lehmann MH, Timothy KW, Keating MT, Goldstein SA (May 1999). "MiRP1 forms IKr potassium channels with HERG and is associated with cardiac arrhythmia". Cell 97 (2): 175–87. doi:10.1016/S0092-8674(00)80728-X. PMID 10219239. 

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