SCN11A

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SCN11A

A gene on chromosome 3p22.2 that encodes a voltage-gated sodium ion channel, which is an integral membrane glycoprotein. It is responsible for the initial rising phase of the action potential in most excitable cells.
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Drug Profiles discussed in this report include ASP-7663, GIC-1001, GIC-1002, HC-030031, NeuP-12, NKTR-195, PAC-14028, piromelatine, RO-656570, Small Molecule to Block Nav1.
In addition to its cancer program, the company has a chronic pain program that targets a sodium ion channel called Nav1.
The current invention relates to a novel tetrodotoxin resistant sodium channel, commonly referred to as Nav1.
We are very pleased with the issuance of this patent, especially considering the growing scientific evidence suggesting the importance of Nav1.