The potassium channel gene HK1 maps to human chromosome 11p14.1, close to the FSHB gene

  title={The potassium channel gene HK1 maps to human chromosome 11p14.1, close to the FSHB gene},
  author={Manfred Gessler and Andrew Grape and Karl Heinz Grzeschik and Olaf Pongs},
  journal={Human Genetics},
Transiently activating (A-type) potassium (K) channels are important regulators of action potential and action potential firing frequencies. HK1 designates the first human cDNA that is highly homologous to the rat RCK4 cDNA that codes for an A-type K-channel. The HK1 channel is expressed in heart. By somatic cell hybrid analysis, the HK1 gene has been assigned to human chromosome 11p13-p14, the WAGR deletion region (Wilms tumor, aniridia, genito-urinary abnormalities and mental retardation… 
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