Peptide sequence: NEKKSRGFFN YQASIFAENF GPRFTKGEGF FSVFAIFFPA ATGILAGANI
Sequence homology: Cow: 100%; Dog: 100%; Guinea Pig: 93%; Horse: 100%; Human: 100%; Mouse: 100%; Pig: 100%; Rabbit: 100%; Rat: 100%
The sodium-potassium-chloride cotransporter isoform 2 is kidney-specific and is found on the apical membrane of the thick ascending limb of Henle's loop and the macula densa. It accounts for most of the NaCl resorption with the stoichiometry of 1Na:1K:2Cl and is sensitive to such diuretics as furosemide and bumetanide. Some Bartter-like syndromes result from defects in this gene.
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Protein Aliases: Bumetanide-sensitive sodium-(potassium)-chloride cotransporter 2; Kidney-specific Na-K-Cl symporter; MGC48843; Na-K-2Cl cotransporter; NKCC2A variant A; solute carrier family 12 (sodium/potassium/chloride transporter), member 1; solute carrier family 12 (sodium/potassium/chloride transporters), member 1; Solute carrier family 12 member 1
Gene Aliases: BSC1; NKCC2; SLC12A1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q13621
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 6557
Molecular Function: secondary carrier transporter