AQP1 - Aquaporin-1 - human protein (Function)
 
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AQP1 »  Aquaporin-1  (AQP-1)
 
Protein also known as:  Water channel protein for red blood cells and kidney proximal tubule.
Gene name:  AQP1
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Forms a water-specific channel that provides the plasma membranes of red cells and kidney proximal tubules with high permeability to water, thereby permitting water to move in the direction of an osmotic gradient.  
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According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the major intrinsic protein (mip) family  1.A.8.8.1  
GO molecular function 
Ammonium transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0008519]  
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Carbon dioxide transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0035379]  
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  • UniProtKB
Glycerol channel activitydefinition[GO:0015254]  
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  • RefGenome
Glycerol transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0015168]  
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  • UniProtKB
Intracellular cGMP activated cation channel activitydefinition[GO:0005223]  
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  • UniProtKB
Nitric oxide transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0030184]  
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  • UniProtKB
Potassium channel activitydefinition[GO:0005267]  
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  • UniProtKB
Potassium ion transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0015079]  
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  • Ortholog Curator
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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  • UniProtKB
Transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0022857]  
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  • UniProtKB
Water channel activitydefinition[GO:0015250]  
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  • UniProtKB
Water transmembrane transporter activitydefinition[GO:0005372]  
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GO biological process 
Ammonium transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:0072488]  
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  • GOC
Ammonium transportdefinition[GO:0015696]  
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  • UniProtKB
Carbon dioxide transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:0035378]  
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  • UniProtKB
Carbon dioxide transportdefinition[GO:0015670]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cation transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:0098655]  
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  • GOC
Cell volume homeostasisdefinition[GO:0006884]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cellular homeostasisdefinition[GO:0019725]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cellular hyperosmotic responsedefinition[GO:0071474]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cellular response to cAMPdefinition[GO:0071320]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cellular response to copper iondefinition[GO:0071280]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cellular response to dexamethasone stimulusdefinition[GO:0071549]  
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Cellular response to hydrogen peroxidedefinition[GO:0070301]  
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Cellular response to hypoxiadefinition[GO:0071456]  
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Cellular response to inorganic substancedefinition[GO:0071241]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cellular response to mechanical stimulusdefinition[GO:0071260]  
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Cellular response to mercury iondefinition[GO:0071288]  
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Cellular response to nitric oxidedefinition[GO:0071732]  
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Cellular response to retinoic aciddefinition[GO:0071300]  
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Cellular response to salt stressdefinition[GO:0071472]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cellular response to stressdefinition[GO:0033554]  
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Cellular response to UVdefinition[GO:0034644]  
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  • UniProtKB
Cellular water homeostasisdefinition[GO:0009992]  
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  • RefGenome
Cerebrospinal fluid secretiondefinition[GO:0033326]  
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  • UniProtKB
cGMP biosynthetic processdefinition[GO:0006182]  
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  • UniProtKB
Establishment or maintenance of actin cytoskeleton polaritydefinition[GO:0030950]  
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Glycerol transportdefinition[GO:0015793]  
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  • UniProtKB
Lateral ventricle developmentdefinition[GO:0021670]  
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  • UniProtKB
Maintenance of symbiont-containing vacuole by hostdefinition[GO:0085018]  
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  • UniProtKB
Multicellular organismal water homeostasisdefinition[GO:0050891]  
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  • UniProtKB
Negative regulation of apoptotic processdefinition[GO:0043066]  
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  • UniProtKB
Negative regulation of cysteine-type endopeptidase activity involved in apoptotic processdefinition[GO:0043154]  
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Nitric oxide transportdefinition[GO:0030185]  
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Odontogenesisdefinition[GO:0042476]  
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Pancreatic juice secretiondefinition[GO:0030157]  
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Positive regulation of angiogenesisdefinition[GO:0045766]  
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Positive regulation of fibroblast proliferationdefinition[GO:0048146]  
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Positive regulation of saliva secretiondefinition[GO:0046878]  
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Potassium ion transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:0071805]  
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  • GOC
  • Ortholog Curator
Potassium ion transportdefinition[GO:0006813]  
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  • Ortholog Curator
Renal water transportdefinition[GO:0003097]  
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  • UniProtKB
Response to drugdefinition[GO:0042493]  
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  • UniProtKB
Transepithelial water transportdefinition[GO:0035377]  
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Water transportdefinition[GO:0006833]  
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Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Bile secretion  hsa04976+358  
Proximal tubule bicarbonate reclamation  hsa04964+358  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Erythrocytes take up carbon dioxide and release oxygen  R-HSA-1237044  
Erythrocytes take up oxygen and release carbon dioxide  R-HSA-1247673  
Passive transport by Aquaporins  R-HSA-432047  
Vasopressin regulates renal water homeostasis via Aquaporins  R-HSA-432040  
Note 
Pharmacologically inhibited by submillimolar concentrations of mercury.  
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Keywords

Biological process 
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Molecular function 
Blood group antigen  definition   [KW-0095]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

Other
GeneWiki: Aquaporin_1
GenomeRNAi: 358
PRO: PR:P29972
Chemistry
GuidetoPHARMACOLOGY: 688