CA6

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CA6

A gene on chromosome 1p36.2 that encodes an isoenzyme of carbonic anhydrase, a zinc metalloenzyme that catalyses the reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. The CA6 protein product is present only in the salivary glands.
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Carbonic anhydrase VI (CA VI) is a secretory enzyme that was initially described in the ovine parotid gland and saliva [1].
Circadian periodicity in salivary carbonic anhydrase VI concentration.
Competitive time-resolved immunofluorometric assay for quantifying carbonic anhydrase VI in saliva.

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