ANO8 - Anoctamin-8 - human protein (Function)
 
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ANO8 »  Anoctamin-8
 
Protein also known as:  Transmembrane protein 16H.
Gene name:  ANO8
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 
Does not exhibit calcium-activated chloride channel (CaCC) activity.  
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GO molecular function 
Contradiction  Intracellular calcium activated chloride channel activitydefinition[GO:0005229]  
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GO biological process 
Chloride transmembrane transportdefinition[GO:1902476]  
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Chloride transportdefinition[GO:0006821]  
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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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Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GenomeRNAi: 57719
PRO: PR:Q9HCE9