Gene Symbol: kcnk5b
Description: potassium channel, subfamily K, member 5b
Alias: kcnk5, zgc:63921, potassium channel subfamily K member 5, TASK-2b, alf, another longfin, potassium channel, subfamily K, member 5
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. 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. ..
  2. 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. ..
  3. Haffter P, Odenthal J, Mullins M, Lin S, Farrell M, Vogelsang E, et al. Mutations affecting pigmentation and shape of the adult zebrafish. Dev Genes Evol. 1996;206:260-76 pubmed publisher
    ..Mutations in sandy produced embryos that failed to express tyrosinase activity. These are potentially useful for using tyrosinase as a marker for the generation of transgenic lines of zebrafish. ..
  4. 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
    ..The zebrafish another longfin (alf) mutant shows allometric growth resulting in proportionally enlarged fins and barbels...