"Anoctamins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A family of transmembrane proteins that function primarily as calcium-activated chloride channels. Structurally, they form a homodimer where each subunit consists of eight transmembrane helices with the N and C terminals exposed to the cytosol. The regions between helices 5 and 7 may be important for ion pore formation and calcium ion binding.
- TMEM16 Protein Family
- Protein Family, TMEM16
- TMEM16 Proteins
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