AQP5 - Aquaporin-5 - human protein (Function)
 
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AQP5 »  Aquaporin-5  (AQP-5)
 
Gene name:  AQP5
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
Forms a water-specific channel. Implicated in the generation of saliva, tears, and pulmonary secretions.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the major intrinsic protein (mip) family  1.A.8.8.9  
GO molecular function 
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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  • IPIIntAct
Water channel activitydefinition[GO:0015250]  
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  • IDAUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Camera-type eye morphogenesisdefinition[GO:0048593] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Carbon dioxide transportdefinition[GO:0015670]  
1
  • IDAUniProtKB
Excretiondefinition[GO:0007588]  
1
  • TASPINC
Odontogenesisdefinition[GO:0042476]  
1
  • IEPUniProtKB
Pancreatic juice secretiondefinition[GO:0030157]  
1
  • IEPUniProtKB
Saliva secretiondefinition[GO:0046541] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Salivary secretion  hsa04970+362  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Transmembrane transport of small molecules  REACT_15518  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

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Other
GeneWiki: AQP5
GenomeRNAi: 362
PRO: PR:P55064
Chemistry
GuidetoPHARMACOLOGY: 692