SCN7A(redirected from SCN6A)
SCN7AA gene on chromosome 2q21-q23 that encodes an alpha subunit of the voltage-gated sodium channel, which mediates voltage-dependent sodium ion permeability of excitable membranes. The ion channel is opened or closed in response to voltage differences across the membrane.
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