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Potassium channel tetramerisation domain containing 15
Symbols KCTD15 ; MGC25497; MGC2628
External IDs MGI2385276 HomoloGene11450 GeneCards: KCTD15 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 79047 233107
Ensembl ENSG00000153885 ENSMUSG00000030499
UniProt Q96SI1 Q8K0E1
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001129994 NM_146188
RefSeq (protein) NP_001123466 NP_666300
Location (UCSC) Chr 19:
34.29 – 34.31 Mb
Chr 7:
34.64 – 34.66 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Potassium channel tetramerisation domain containing 15 also known as BTB/POZ domain-containing protein KCTD15 is protein that in humans is encoded by the KCTD15 gene.[1]

Clinical significance[edit]

Variants of the KCTD15 gene may be associated with obesity.[2][3][4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. (December 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. PMC 139241. PMID 12477932. 
  2. ^ Thorleifsson G, Walters GB, Gudbjartsson DF, et al. (January 2009). "Genome-wide association yields new sequence variants at seven loci that associate with measures of obesity". Nat. Genet. 41 (1): 18–24. doi:10.1038/ng.274. PMID 19079260. 
  3. ^ Willer CJ, Speliotes EK, Loos RJ, et al. (January 2009). "Six new loci associated with body mass index highlight a neuronal influence on body weight regulation". Nat. Genet. 41 (1): 24–34. doi:10.1038/ng.287. PMC 2695662. PMID 19079261. 
  4. ^ Zhao J, Bradfield JP, Li M, et al. (May 2009). "The role of obesity-associated loci identified in genome wide association studies in the determination of pediatric BMI". Obesity (Silver Spring) 17 (12): 2254–7. doi:10.1038/oby.2009.159. PMC 2860782. PMID 19478790. 

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