ANO6(redirected from anoctamin-6)
ANO6A gene on chromosome 12q12 that encodes anoctamin 6, a multipass protein that localises to cell membrane and is thought to act as a calcium-activated chloride channel; it is expressed in embryonic stem cells, foetal liver and the retina, as well as in CML and GI tract cancers.
ANO6 mutations cause Scott syndrome.
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