KCNE1

Description 
potassium voltage-gated channel, Isk-related family, member 1


This gene is composed of 3 exons and codes for a protein that belongs in the potassium channel KCNE family. The kcne1 protein’s function is to regulate the activity of a potassium channel that it forms with other subunits from the genes KVLQT1 and KCNQ1. Mutations in this gene are associated with Jervell and Lange-Nielsen syndrome (JLN) and LongQT syndrome(LQTS). 

Aliases 
ISK, JLNS, JLNS2, LQT2/5, LQT5, MinK
Chromosomal Locations 
21q22.1