ANO7 - Anoctamin-7 - human protein (Function)
 
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ANO7 »  Anoctamin-7
 
Protein also known as:  Dresden transmembrane protein of the prostate (D-TMPP).
Gene name:  ANO7
Family name: Anoctamin
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Has calcium-dependent phospholipid scramblase activity; scrambles phosphatidylserine, phosphatidylcholine and galactosylceramide (By similarity). Does not exhibit calcium-activated chloride channel (CaCC) activity. May play a role in cell-cell interactions.  
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GO molecular function 
Contradiction  Intracellular calcium activated chloride channel activitydefinition[GO:0005229]  
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Phospholipid scramblase activitydefinition[GO:0017128] silver  
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  • Ortholog Compara
GO biological process 
Calcium activated galactosylceramide scramblingdefinition[GO:0061591] silver  
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  • Ortholog Compara
Calcium activated phosphatidylcholine scramblingdefinition[GO:0061590] silver  
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  • Ortholog Compara
Calcium activated phosphatidylserine scramblingdefinition[GO:0061589] silver  
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  • Ortholog Compara
Chloride transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:1902476] silver  
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  • Ortholog Compara
Chloride transportdefinition[GO:0006821]  
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Lipid transportdefinition[GO:0006869]  
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  • UniProtKB KW
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Orphan transporters  REACT_267716  
Stimuli-sensing channels  REACT_160189  
Note 
The term 'anoctamin' was coined because these channels are anion selective and have eight (OCT) transmembrane segments. There is some dissatisfaction in the field with the Ano nomenclature because it is not certain that all the members of this family are anion channels or have the 8-transmembrane topology.  
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Keywords

Biological process 
Lipid transport  definition   [KW-0445]
Transport  definition   [KW-0813]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 50636
PRO: PR:Q6IWH7