"Anoctamin-1" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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An anoctamin chloride channel expressed at high levels in the liver, skeletal muscle, and gastrointestinal muscles that functions in transepithelial anion transport and smooth muscle contraction. It is essential for the function of the INTERSTITIAL CELLS OF CAJAL and plays a major role in chloride conduction by airway epithelial cells and in tracheal cartilage development.
- Anoctamin 1
- Transmembrane Protein 16A
- TMEM16A Protein
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