Chromosome - 6 SNP - rs4706511 Gene Name - KCNQ5

Basic Information

Genotype Frequency
  • AA
  • AG
  • GG
Allele Frequency
  • A
  • G

SNP Expression Description

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General SNP Description

Research is still being conducted on this SNP. This gene is expressed in brain and in skeletal muscle. In brain, expressed in cerebral cortex, occipital pole, frontal lobe and temporal lobe. Lower levels in hippocampus and putamen. Low to undetectable levels in medulla, cerebellum and thalamus. This gene’s function plays an important role in regulation of neuronal excitability. This gene is considered as target for diseases of central nervous system and cardiovascular system. This gene is also associated with smoking cessation and diabetes.

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