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Kv1.7

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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 544

Nomenclature: Kv1.7

Family: Voltage-gated potassium channels

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM P Loops AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human 6 1 456 19q13.3 KCNA7 potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily A member 7 5
Mouse 6 1 532 7 B4 Kcna7 potassium voltage-gated channel, shaker-related subfamily, member 7 5
Rat 6 1 457 1q22 Kcna7 potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily A member 7 5
Previous and Unofficial Names Click here for help
HAK6 | KCNA7 | potassium voltage-gated channel subfamily A member 7 | potassium channel, voltage gated shaker related subfamily A, member 7 | potassium voltage-gated channel
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Functional Characteristics Click here for help
KV
Ion Selectivity and Conductance Click here for help
Species:  Mouse
Rank order:  K+ [21.0 pS]
References:  5
Species:  Mouse
Macroscopic current rectification:  Ik: Delayed Rectifier K+ current
References:  5
Voltage Dependence Click here for help
  V0.5 (mV)  τ (msec)  Reference  Cell type  Species 
Activation  -8.0 - 5 RBL Cells Mouse
Inactivation  - 14.0 5
  V0.5 (mV)  τ (msec)  Reference  Cell type  Species 
Activation  -8.0 5.8 1 COS-7 Mouse
Inactivation  - -
  V0.5 (mV)  τ (msec)  Reference  Cell type  Species 
Activation  -4.3 - 4 Xenopus laevis oocyte Mouse
Inactivation  -21.0 181.8 4
Comments  mKV1.7L isoform.
  V0.5 (mV)  τ (msec)  Reference  Cell type  Species 
Activation  4.4 - 4 Xenopus laevis oocyte Mouse
Inactivation  -40.0 643.2 4
Comments  mKV1.7S isoform.
Associated subunits (Human)
Kv β1 and Kv β2

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Channel Blockers
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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Concentration range (M) Holding voltage (mV) Reference
flecainide Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Hs - 5.1 pKd - - 1
pKd 5.1 [1]
quinidine Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Hs - 4.8 pKd - - 1
pKd 4.8 [1]
verapamil Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Hs - 4.8 pKd - - 1
pKd 4.8 [1]
amiodarone Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Ligand has a PDB structure Hs - 4.5 pKd - - 1
pKd 4.5 [1]
tetraethylammonium Small molecule or natural product Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Hs - 4.1 pKd - - 1
pKd 4.1 [1]
fampridine Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Mm Pore blocker 3.8 pKd - - 4
pKd 3.8 [4]
ShK Toxin Peptide Mm - 7.9 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 7.9 [5]
noxiustoxin Peptide Click here for species-specific activity table Mm - 7.7 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 7.7 [5]
margatoxin Peptide Mm - 6.9 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 6.9 [5]
conkunitzin-S1 toxin Peptide Mm Pore blocker 6.4 pIC50 - - 3
pIC50 6.4 (IC50 4.39x10-7 M) [3]
CP-339818 Small molecule or natural product Click here for species-specific activity table Mm - 5.0 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 5.0 [5]
nifedipine Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Mm - 4.9 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 4.9 [5]
resiniferatoxin Small molecule or natural product Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Mm - 4.7 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 4.7 [5]
tedisamil Small molecule or natural product Mm - 4.7 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 4.7 [5]
capsaicin Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Mm - 4.6 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 4.6 [5]
diltiazem Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Mm - 4.2 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 4.2 [5]
fampridine Small molecule or natural product Approved drug Click here for species-specific activity table Mm - 3.6 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 3.6 (IC50 2.45x10-4 M) [5]
cromakalim Small molecule or natural product Click here for species-specific activity table Mm - 3.3 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 3.3 [5]
tetraethylammonium Small molecule or natural product Click here for species-specific activity table Ligand has a PDB structure Mm - 1.1 pIC50 - - 5
pIC50 1.1 [5]
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Tissue Distribution Click here for help
Heart, skeletal muscle > liver, lung > placenta, brain, islets > spleen, kidney, testes.
Species:  Mouse
Technique:  RT-PCR
References:  5
Heart, lung > brain.
Species:  Rat
Technique:  RT-PCR
References:  2
Pancreatic β-cells
Species:  Rat
Technique: 
References:  3
Functional Assays Click here for help
Voltage clamp of cloned mouse channel expressed in RBL cells reveals A-type K+ current.
Species:  Mouse
Tissue:  RBL Cells.
Response measured:  A-type potassium current.
References:  5
Voltage clamp of cloned human channel expressed in COS-7 cells reveals similarity to IKur current.
Species:  Human
Tissue:  COS-7 Cells.
Response measured:  IKur like current.
References:  1
Physiological Functions Click here for help
KV1.7 plays an important role in the repolarization of cell membranes.
Species:  Human
Tissue:  Cell membrane.
References:  6
KV1.7 has properties similar to the ultra-rapidly activating IKur current in the heart.
Species:  Human
Tissue:  Heart.
References:  1
KV1.7 regulates glucose-stimulated insulin secretion
Species:  Rat
Tissue:  Pancreatic beta cells
References:  3
Biologically Significant Variant Comments
A total of 198 SNPs have been identified in human KCNG4. For more information please see the entry on GeneCards.
General Comments
Can co-assemble with other KV1 family members in heteromultimers, but not with members of other KV families. Unlike the other known Kv1 family members, the gene for Kv1.7 has a 1.9Kb intron in the coding region [1,5-6].

References

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1. Bardien-Kruger S, Wulff H, Arieff Z, Brink P, Chandy KG, Corfield V. (2002) Characterisation of the human voltage-gated potassium channel gene, KCNA7, a candidate gene for inherited cardiac disorders, and its exclusion as cause of progressive familial heart block I (PFHBI). Eur. J. Hum. Genet., 10 (1): 36-43. [PMID:11896454]

2. Davies AR, Kozlowski RZ. (2001) Kv channel subunit expression in rat pulmonary arteries. Lung, 179 (3): 147-61. [PMID:11891605]

3. Finol-Urdaneta RK, Remedi MS, Raasch W, Becker S, Clark RB, Strüver N, Pavlov E, Nichols CG, French RJ, Terlau H. (2012) Block of Kv1.7 potassium currents increases glucose-stimulated insulin secretion. EMBO Mol Med, 4 (5): 424-34. [PMID:22438204]

4. Finol-Urdaneta RK, Strüver N, Terlau H. (2006) Molecular and Functional Differences between Heart mKv1.7 Channel Isoforms. J. Gen. Physiol., 128 (1): 133-45. [PMID:16801386]

5. Kalman K, Nguyen A, Tseng-Crank J, Dukes ID, Chandy G, Hustad CM, Copeland NG, Jenkins NA, Mohrenweiser H, Brandriff B et al.. (1998) Genomic organization, chromosomal localization, tissue distribution, and biophysical characterization of a novel mammalian Shaker-related voltage-gated potassium channel, Kv1.7. J. Biol. Chem., 273 (10): 5851-7. [PMID:9488722]

6. Kashuba VI, Kvasha SM, Protopopov AI, Gizatullin RZ, Rynditch AV, Wahlestedt C, Wasserman WW, Zabarovsky ER. (2001) Initial isolation and analysis of the human Kv1.7 (KCNA7) gene, a member of the voltage-gated potassium channel gene family. Gene, 268 (1-2): 115-22. [PMID:11368907]

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