CLCN2 | definition of CLCN2 by Medical dictionary
CLCN2 A gene on chromosome 3q26-qter that encodes a voltage-gated chloride channel that maintains chloride ion homeostasis in various cells.
CLCN2 mutations have been linked to certain forms of epilepsy.
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gene carries information for building a channel in the cell membrane through which chloride ions can pass.
Cichon et al., "CLCN2
variants in idiopathic generalized epilepsy," Nature Genetics, vol.