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Gene: ABCB8 (ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 8) Homo sapiens
Symbol: ABCB8
Name: ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 8
Description: Exhibits ATP binding activity. Involved in potassium ion transmembrane transport. Localizes to the mitochondrial ATP-gated potassium channel complex; mitochondrial membrane; and nuclear lumen.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: ATP-binding cassette sub-family B member 8, mitochondrial; ATP-binding cassette, sub-family B (MDR/TAP), member 8; EST328128; M-ABC1; MABC1; mitochondrial ABC protein; mitochondrial ATP-binding cassette 1; mitochondrial potassium channel ATP-binding subunit; mitochondrial sulfonylurea-receptor; MITOSUR
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Abcb8 (ATP-binding cassette, sub-family B (MDR/TAP), member 8)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Abcb8 (ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 8)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Abcb8 (ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 8)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : ABCB8 (ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 8)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : ABCB8 (ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 8)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Abcb8 (ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 8)
Sus scrofa (pig) : ABCB8 (ATP binding cassette subfamily B member 8)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh387151,028,422 - 151,047,782 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh377150,725,510 - 150,744,869 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 367150,356,443 - 150,375,802 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 347150,163,184 - 150,180,300NCBI
Celera7145,282,807 - 145,302,178 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map7q36.1NCBI
HuRef7144,537,846 - 144,557,205 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_17150,733,859 - 150,753,217 (+)NCBICHM1_1
CRA_TCAGchr7v27150,055,049 - 150,074,408 (+)NCBI
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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Comparative Map Data
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miRNA Target Status



Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on ABCB8
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1316973
Created: 2005-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.