SCN4A(redirected from SkM1)
SCN4AA gene on chromosome 17q23.3 that encodes an alpha subunit of a transmembrane glycoprotein complex, which forms a voltage-gated sodium channel. The SCN4A protein product is expressed in skeletal muscle.
SCN4A mutations are linked to various myotonic and periodic paralysis disorders.
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