Potassium transport channels

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R-HSA-1296067
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Homo sapiens
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Inwardly rectifying potassium transport are tetrameric channels that are found in kidney in the nephron. Kir 1.1 works as a homotetramer, however, Kir 4.1 and 5.1 work as heterotetramers. These channels transport K+ from cytosol to the lumen of the tubules.

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
19221509 The Kir channel immunoglobulin domain is essential for Kir1.1 (ROMK) thermodynamic stability, trafficking and gating

Fallen, K, Banerjee, S, Sheehan, J, Addison, D, Lewis, LM, Meiler, J, Denton, JS

Channels (Austin) 2009
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