Gene Symbol: kcnk5a
Description: potassium channel, subfamily K, member 5a
Alias: zgc:123271, potassium channel subfamily K member 5, TASK-2
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Asakawa K, Suster M, Mizusawa K, Nagayoshi S, Kotani T, Urasaki A, et al. Genetic dissection of neural circuits by Tol2 transposon-mediated Gal4 gene and enhancer trapping in zebrafish. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008;105:1255-60 pubmed publisher
    ..These studies illustrate that our Gal4FF gene trap and enhancer trap methods should be an important resource for genetic analysis of neuronal functions and behavior in vertebrates. ..
  2. Perathoner S, Daane J, Henrion U, Seebohm G, Higdon C, Johnson S, et al. Bioelectric signaling regulates size in zebrafish fins. PLoS Genet. 2014;10:e1004080 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide evidence for a role of bioelectric signaling through K(+) channels in the regulation of allometric scaling and coordination of growth in the zebrafish. ..
  3. Gierten J, Hassel D, Schweizer P, Becker R, Katus H, Thomas D. Identification and functional characterization of zebrafish K(2P)10.1 (TREK2) two-pore-domain K(+) channels. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2012;1818:33-41 pubmed publisher
    ..1 two-pore-domain K(+) channels that exhibit structural and functional properties largely similar to human K(2P)10.1. We conclude that the zebrafish represents a valid model to study K(2P)10.1 function in vivo. ..
  4. Peña Münzenmayer G, Niemeyer M, Sepúlveda F, Cid L. Zebrafish and mouse TASK-2 K(+) channels are inhibited by increased CO2 and intracellular acidification. Pflugers Arch. 2014;466:1317-27 pubmed publisher
    ..The described CO2 effect might be of importance in the eventual roles played by TASK-2 in chemoreception in mouse and zebrafish. ..