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T-type calcium channel

calcium channel, voltage-dependent, T type, alpha 1G subunit
Symbol CACNA1G
Entrez 8913
HUGO 1394
OMIM 604065
RefSeq NM_018896
UniProt O43497
Other data
Locus Chr. 17 q22
calcium channel, voltage-dependent, T type, alpha 1H subunit
Symbol CACNA1H
Entrez 8912
HUGO 1395
OMIM 607904
RefSeq NM_001005407
UniProt O95180
Other data
Locus Chr. 16 p13.3
calcium channel, voltage-dependent, T type, alpha 1I subunit
Symbol CACNA1I
Entrez 8911
HUGO 1396
OMIM 608230
RefSeq NM_001003406
UniProt Q9P0X4
Other data
Locus Chr. 22 q13.1

The T-type calcium channel is a type of voltage-dependent calcium channel. Like the others of this class, the α1 subunit is the one that determines most of the channel's properties.

T-type calcium channel blockers are used primarily as antiepileptics.

See also

  • Cardiac_action_potential#Major_currents
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