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Potassium voltage-gated channel, KQT-like subfamily, member 2

KCNQ2, Kv7.2
The M channel is a slowly activating and deactivating potassium channel that plays a critical role in the regulation of neuronal excitability. The M channel is formed by the association of the protein encoded by this gene and a related protein encoded by the KCNQ3 gene, both integral membrane proteins. M channel currents are inhibited by M1 muscarinic acetylcholine receptors and activated by retigabine, a novel anti-convulsant drug. Defects in this gene are a cause of benign familial neonatal convulsions type 1 (BFNC), also known as epilepsy, benign neonatal type 1 (EBN1). At least five transcript variants encoding five different isoforms have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: CAN, HAD, KCNQ1, KCNQ4, ACID
Papers using KCNQ2 antibodies
Direct interaction of myosin regulatory light chain with the NMDA receptor.
Amédée Thierry, In PLoS ONE, 2004
... The primary antibodies used were KCNQ2-C terminus, KCNQ3-C terminus (Alomone Labs, Jerusalem, Israel) and monoclonal ...
Papers on KCNQ2
Rescue of homeostatic regulation of striatal excitability and locomotor activity in a mouse model of Huntington's disease.
Faber et al., United States. In Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 17 Mar 2015
We show it is due to progressive recruitment of the KCNQ2/3 channels that generate the M current.
Thalamic Kv7 channels: pharmacological properties and activity control during noxious signal processing.
Budde et al., Münster, Germany. In Br J Pharmacol, 12 Mar 2015
KEY RESULTS: Kv7.2 and Kv7.3 subunits are abundantly expressed in TC neurons of mouse VB.
KCNQ5 K(+) channels control hippocampal synaptic inhibition and fast network oscillations.
Jentsch et al., Berlin, Germany. In Nat Commun, Dec 2014
KCNQ2 (Kv7.2) and KCNQ3 (Kv7.3)
Functional and Molecular Evidence for Kv7 Channel Subtypes in Human Detrusor from Patients with and without Bladder Outflow Obstruction.
Bouchelouche et al., Køge, Denmark. In Plos One, Dec 2014
The Kv7 channel subtype selective modulators, ML277 (activator of Kv7.1 channels, 10 μM) and ML213 (activator of Kv7.2, Kv7.4,
Celecoxib and ion channels: a story of unexpected discoveries.
Singh et al., Oulu, Finland. In Eur J Pharmacol, Jun 2014
In experimental systems varying from Drosophila to primary mammalian and human cell lines, celecoxib inhibits many voltage-activated Na(+), Ca(2+), and K(+) channels, including NaV1.5, L- and T-type Ca(2+) channels, KV1.5, KV2.1, KV4.3, KV7.1, KV11.1 (hERG), while stimulating other K(+) channels-KV7.2-5
Structure activity relationships of novel antiepileptic drugs.
Roberts et al., Los Angeles, United States. In Curr Med Chem, 2013
The synaptic vesicle glycoprotein 2A (SV2A), α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid receptor (AMPA-R) and voltage-gated potassium channels (KCNQ2/Q3) are clinically validated as new molecular targets for epilepsy.
Biophysics, pathophysiology, and pharmacology of ion channel gating pores.
Chahine et al., Québec, Canada. In Front Pharmacol, 2013
For example, gating pores in Nav1.5 and Kv7.2 channels may underlie mixed arrhythmias associated with dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM) phenotypes and peripheral nerve hyperexcitability (PNH), respectively.
Video/EEG findings in a KCNQ2 epileptic encephalopathy: a case report and revision of literature data.
Fusco et al., Roma, Italy. In Epileptic Disord, 2013
We describe the EEG findings of an infant with early-onset epileptic encephalopathy with mutation of the KCNQ2 gene and a family history of neonatal seizures.
Contiguous deletion of KCNQ2 and CHRNA4 may cause a different disorder from benign familial neonatal seizures.
Ng et al., Oklahoma City, United States. In Epilepsy Behav Case Rep, 2012
Benign familial neonatal seizures (BFNS) is an autosomal dominant disorder associated with heterozygous mutations of either the KCNQ2 or KCNQ3 gene.
Neonatal seizures associated with a severe neonatal myoclonus like dyskinesia due to a familial KCNQ2 gene mutation.
Lerman-Sagie et al., Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel. In Eur J Paediatr Neurol, 2012
KCNQ2 mutations can present with a neonatal onset multifocal myoclonus-like dyskinesia
The Kv7.2/Kv7.3 heterotetramer assembles with a random subunit arrangement.
Edwardson et al., Cambridge, United Kingdom. In J Biol Chem, 2012
the Kv7.2-Kv7.3 heteromer assembles as a tetramer with a predominantly 2:2 subunit stoichiometry and with a random subunit arrangement.
The urinary safety profile and secondary renal effects of retigabine (ezogabine): a first-in-class antiepileptic drug that targets KCNQ (K(v)7) potassium channels.
DeRossett et al., Fort Smith, United States. In Epilepsia, 2012
Retigabine (RTG; international nonproprietary name)/ezogabine (EZG; North American adopted name), a first-in-class antiepileptic drug (AED) that reduces neuronal excitability primarily by enhancing the activity of KCNQ2/3 (K(v)7.2/7.3)
KCNQ2 encephalopathy: emerging phenotype of a neonatal epileptic encephalopathy.
de Jonghe et al., Antwerp, Belgium. In Ann Neurol, 2012
KCNQ2 mutations are found in a substantial proportion of patients with neonatal epileptic encephalopathy with a potentially recognizable electroclinical and radiological phenotype.
Regulation of neuronal M-channel gating in an isoform-specific manner: functional interplay between calmodulin and syntaxin 1A.
Lotan et al., Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel. In J Neurosci, 2011
The existence of constitutive interactions between the N and C termini in homomeric KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 channels has been determined in living cells by means of optical, biochemical, electrophysiological, and molecular biology analyses.
Kv7 channels can function without constitutive calmodulin tethering.
Villarroel et al., Leioa, Spain. In Plos One, 2010
constitutive tethering of calmodulin is not required for Kv7 channel function
Moderate loss of function of cyclic-AMP-modulated KCNQ2/KCNQ3 K+ channels causes epilepsy.
Jentsch et al., Hamburg, Germany. In Nature, 1999
Potassium channels are important regulators of electrical signalling, and benign familial neonatal convulsions (BFNC), an autosomal dominant epilepsy of infancy, is caused by mutations in the KCNQ2 or the KCNQ3 potassium channel genes.
KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 potassium channel subunits: molecular correlates of the M-channel.
McKinnon et al., Stony Brook, United States. In Science, 1999
The biophysical properties, sensitivity to pharmacological blockade, and expression pattern of the KCNQ2 and KCNQ3 potassium channels were determined.
A potassium channel mutation in neonatal human epilepsy.
Steinlein et al., Bonn, Germany. In Science, 1998
In a large pedigree with BFNC, a five-base pair insertion would delete more than 300 amino acids from the KCNQ2 carboxyl terminus.
A novel potassium channel gene, KCNQ2, is mutated in an inherited epilepsy of newborns.
Leppert et al., Salt Lake City, United States. In Nat Genet, 1998
Five other BFNC probands were shown to have KCNQ2 mutations, including two transmembrane missense mutations, two frameshifts and one splice-site mutation.
A pore mutation in a novel KQT-like potassium channel gene in an idiopathic epilepsy family.
Leppert et al., Salt Lake City, United States. In Nat Genet, 1998
By positional cloning, we recently identified the gene for EBN1 as KCNQ2 (ref.
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