Gene Symbol: SCNN1A
Description: sodium channel epithelial 1 alpha subunit
Alias: amiloride-sensitive sodium channel subunit alpha, sodium channel non-voltage-gated 1 alpha subunit
Species: bottle-nosed dolphin

Top Publications

  1. Zhu K, Zhou X, Xu S, Sun D, Ren W, Zhou K, et al. The loss of taste genes in cetaceans. BMC Evol Biol. 2014;14:218 pubmed publisher
    ..The integrity of the candidate salt taste receptor genes in all the cetaceans examined may be because of their function in Na(+) reabsorption, which is key to osmoregulation and aquatic adaptation. ..