NALCN_HUMAN Protein

Name Sodium leak channel non-selective protein
Description Voltage-independent, cation-nonselective channel which is permeable to sodium, potassium and calcium ions. Responsible for the background sodium ion leak current in neurons and controls neuronal excitability. Activated either by neuropeptides substance P or neurotensin. Required for normal respiratory rhythm and neonatal survival (By similarity).
UniProt ID Q8IZF0
Gene NALCN