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hERG


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A gene (human ether-a-go-go related gene, ERG1, LQT2, SQT1, Kv11.1, now officially KCNH2) encoding the pore-forming subunit of cardiac IKr, an inwardly rectifying potassium channel that may have a specific role in the normal suppression of arrhythmias. Mutations are associated with long QT2 syndrome and short QT syndrome.

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