Gene Symbol: LOC100304598
Description: sodium channel protein type 4 subunit alpha B
Alias: scn4ab, sodium channel protein type 4 subunit alpha B, Nav1.4b, voltage-gated sodium channel type IV alpha subunit Nav1.4b
Species: channel catfish

Top Publications

  1. Novak A, Jost M, Lu Y, Taylor A, Zakon H, Ribera A. Gene duplications and evolution of vertebrate voltage-gated sodium channels. J Mol Evol. 2006;63:208-21 pubmed publisher
    ..Interestingly, despite their different evolutionary histories, mRNA analyses demonstrated a conservation of expression patterns for SCNA orthologues in teleosts and tetrapods, suggesting functional conservation...
  2. Arnegard M, Zwickl D, Lu Y, Zakon H. Old gene duplication facilitates origin and diversification of an innovative communication system--twice. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:22172-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results show that gene duplication can contribute to remarkably similar innovations in repeatable ways even after long waiting periods between gene duplication and the origins of novelty...