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Potassium channel, voltage gated eag related subfamily H, member 3
Symbols KCNH3 ; BEC1; ELK2; Kv12.2
External IDs OMIM604527 MGI1341723 HomoloGene32150 IUPHAR: 576 GeneCards: KCNH3 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 23416 16512
Ensembl ENSG00000135519 ENSMUSG00000037579
UniProt Q9ULD8 Q6U1M1
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_012284 NM_010601
RefSeq (protein) NP_036416 NP_034731
Location (UCSC) Chr 12:
49.54 – 49.56 Mb
Chr 15:
99.22 – 99.24 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily H member 3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the KCNH3 gene.[1][2] The protein encoded by this gene is a voltage-gated potassium channel subunit.[1][2]


  1. ^ a b Miyake A, Mochizuki S, Yokoi H, Kohda M, Furuichi K (Sep 1999). "New ether-a-go-go K(+) channel family members localized in human telencephalon". J Biol Chem 274 (35): 25018–25. doi:10.1074/jbc.274.35.25018. PMID 10455180. 
  2. ^ 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[edit]

  • Nagase T, Ishikawa K, Kikuno R et al. (1999). "Prediction of the coding sequences of unidentified human genes. XV. The complete sequences of 100 new cDNA clones from brain which code for large proteins in vitro.". DNA Res. 6 (5): 337–45. doi:10.1093/dnares/6.5.337. PMID 10574462. 
  • 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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